Jon W. Breyfogle - Groom Law Group, Chartered

Jon W. Breyfogle

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 202-861-6641

Jon W. Breyfogle (Principal) – Jon joined Groom Law Group in 1992 and served as the firm's Executive Principal (managing partner) from 2006 to 2011. He currently co-chairs Groom's Health & Welfare practice group. His practice includes counseling plan sponsors, financial institutions, and health insurers on compliance with ERISA's fiduciary rules, the Affordable Care Act, and other federal and state laws regulating health and welfare plans. Jon regularly advises individual employers, insurers, coalitions, and trade associations on pending legislative and regulatory matters.

Before joining Groom, Jon enjoyed a diverse career in government, serving in political and civil service positions at the Department of Labor, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, and Office of Management and Budget. He graduated first in his class and with distinction from the evening division at George Mason University Law School (fourth overall). He received a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Indiana University, Phi Alpha Alpha, and his B.A. in Political Science, with honors, from the University of Cincinnati. He serves on the Board of Directors for the American Benefits Counsel.

Client Comments

"Jon Breyfogle and the entire team at Groom Law have very deep expertise in Employee Benefits from the technical/legal side as well as the practical/administrative side."

-Elizabeth Weber
Comcast Corporation

"Jon has no peers when it comes to understanding what drives regulatory policy under ERISA and as a result he provides invaluable help to us in developing persuasive arguments to achieve our goals within those regulatory constructs and imperatives. He's always accessible, responds quickly, and is a pleasure to work with."

"Jon Breyfogle is the most strategic, plugged-in, and capable employee benefit lawyer I've come across in Washington. He is our go-to person for legal and regulatory advice on health insurance reform."

Office Location

1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5811
United States

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

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