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
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.