Lance Oliver

Lance Oliver-4842 pp

lance k. oliver

Managing Partner
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Mr. Oliver’s practice is devoted to representing employers, plan fiduciaries, and third-party administrators in employment and employee benefits matters throughout the United States. Additionally, Mr. Oliver has litigated employment and benefits cases in federal district courts and state courts throughout the country. Mr. Oliver is also a frequent speaker on employee benefits topics.


EDUCATION

The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, J.D., cum laude, 2001

  • American Jurisprudence Awards in Decedents Estates, Copyright Law, Secured Transactions, Trial Advocacy, and Entertainment Law
  • Senior Staff Member of The University of Memphis Law Review
  • Board Member of The University of Memphis Moot Court
  • Who’s Who American Law Students, 2001

The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, B.A., cum laude, 1997


PUBLICATIONS

Healthcare Subrogation Trilogy: Sorting Out the Three Cases Decided by the Supreme Court in 2006 in Order to Maximize Subrogation Recoveries in 2007 and Beyond
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Legal Affairs Bulletin, No. 974 (March 2007).

Who Shot Kundson? The Supreme Court’s Holding in Sereboff v. MAMSI Proves to Be the Healthcare Cliffhanger of the Millenium?
The Subrogator, National Association of Subrogation Professionals (Spring/Summer 2006).

Healthcare Subrogation Smorgasbord: How the Courts Interpreted Great-West Life v. Knudson in 2003: Targeting the ‘Problem’ Cases, and the Continued Primacy of Well-Drafted Plan Provisions
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Legal Affairs Bulletin, No. 936 (January 2004).

Knocking Down the Knudson Barrier
The Subrogator, National Association of Subrogation Professionals (Winter 2003).

Protecting the Funds After Knudson: A Road Map to Success in Five Easy Steps
The Subrogator, National Association of Subrogation Professionals (Spring/Summer 2002).


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
National Association of Subrogation Professionals

 

ADMITTED

Tennessee Supreme Court
Ohio Supreme Court
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee

 

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Employee Benefits Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Health Care Subrogation
  • Benefit Claims Litigation
  • Mass Tort Subrogation Litigation

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

The 2006 Trilogy of Subrogation
BlueCross BlueShield Association 41st Annual Lawyers' Conference
Miami, FL, May 2-4, 2007

The Best of the Best: The Top Ten Ways to be the Best In-House Subrogation and Reimbursement Unit in the Country
National Other Party Liability Group
Portland, OR, April 18-20, 2007

Mock Arguments in Healthcare Subrogation: Important Strategies in Today’s Environment
NASP Subrogation Litigation Skills Conference
Las Vegas, NV, March 2007

Phone a Friend: Making Every Subrogation Phone Call a Pleasant and Successful Experience
National Association of Subrogation Professionals 2006 Conference
Orlando, Florida, November 12-15, 2006

Chasing Waste and Saving Health Care Dollars
Ohio Association of Health Plans Annual Meeting
2006 Annual Convention & Trade Show
Columbus, Ohio, May 23-24, 2006

The Good, The Bad, and The Funny: The Year’s Best Subrogation Stories
National Association of Subrogation Professionals 2005 Conference
Austin, Texas, November 13-16, 2005

Subrogation – Best Practices: Negotiating a Subrogation Case: Tips, Tactics & Strategies
National Other Party Liability Group
San Diego, CA, April 19-22, 2005

Healthcare Subrogation Law Update 2004
International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans
50th Annual Employee Benefits Conference
New Orleans, LA, November 30-December 4, 2004

Negotiating a Subrogation Case:
Tips, Tactics, & Strategies
Subrogation in the Fast Lane
National Association of Subrogation Professionals 2004 Conference
Atlanta, Georgia, November 7-10, 2004

Traversing the Subrogation Triangle: Getting Your Subrogation "Ship" From Port to Port While Navigating Between Federal Statutes, State Laws, and Plan Provisions
24th Annual National Educational
Conference and Expo
Self Insurance Institute of America, Inc.
Miami, Florida, September 28 - October 1, 2004

Subrogation in the New Millennium – Still Tracking Money from a Century Ago
38th Annual Lawyers' Conference
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
Newport, Rhode Island, May 5-7, 2004

Exhibitor Presentation: Presentation of Subworks
National Other Party Liability Group
Chicago, Illinois, April 28-30, 2004

Handling Subrogation Claims
After Great-West v. Knudson
15th Annual Benefit Management Forum and Expo
Dallas, Texas, September, 2002

Healthcare Subrogation After
Great-West Life v. Knudson
Western Claims Conference
Palm Springs, California, June, 2002

Healthcare Subrogation After Great-West Life v. Knudson: Strategies for the Future
Benefit Recovery Subrogation Conference
Phoenix, Arizona, May, 2002