Jill E. Hall

BIOGRAPHY
Phone: (304) 340-1357 | Fax: (304) 340-1080 | Email: jill.hall@jacksonkelly.com
500 Lee Street East, Suite 1600, Charleston, WV 25301-3202


Jill E. Hall is a Member practicing with the Labor and Employment and General Litigation Practice Groups in the Firm's Charleston, West Virginia, office. Her practice focuses on employment law and employee benefits, ERISA and ERISA litigation. Additionally, Ms. Hall has significant experience advising employers, insurers and third-party administrators on the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.

Ms. Hall routinely advises clients on human resources matters and on the requirements of ERISA, providing representation from the pre-suit administrative process to appeals in state and federal courts. She also advises clients on issues related to the administration of health and other welfare plans. In addition, Ms. Hall is experienced in subrogation and reimbursement rights under health plans.

Ms. Hall earned a Juris Doctor from West Virginia University College of Law in 2001. She graduated summa cum laude from Bethany College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998.

 
Legal Experience
 
2018 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
2003 - 2018Bowles Rice LLP, Partner
2001 - 2003Honorable Frederick P. Stamp, Jr., United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, Law Clerk
 
Education
 
2001J.D.West Virginia University College of Law
1998B.A., summa cum laudeBethany College (English and Literature)
 
Bar Admissions
 
2001West Virginia
 
Court Admissions
 
2001West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia

Professional Involvement:
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • Kanawha County Bar Association

Community:
  • The Health Plan, Board of Directors
  • West Virginia KIDS COUNT, Board of Directors, Past President

Teaching and Lecturing:
  • Presenter, "Diversity in the Workplace," Charleston, West Virginia, Oct. 12, 2016
  • Presenter, "Human Resources, FLSA Regulations and the Affordable Care Act," Charleston, West Virginia, Aug. 31, 2016
  • Presenter, "The Role of HR Managers in Workplace Diversity Efforts," Charleston, West Virginia, July 27, 2016
  • Presenter, "New FLSA Overtime Rules," Bridgeport, West Virginia, July 13, 2016
  • Webinar, "Wage and Hour Laws," June 16, 2016
  • Presenter, "Essentials of Employment Law," Hampton Inn, Barboursville, West Virginia, June 2, 2016
  • Presenter, "Employer's Map to the ACA Maze of Requirements," Huntington, West Virginia, June 2, 2016
  • Presenter, "Positioning Yourself for the Next Big Opportunity," Women in Leadership Symposium, University of Charleston, Charleston, West Virginia, May 5, 2016
  • Presenter, "Employee Benefits:  The Only Certainty is Uncertainty," West Virginia Chamber of Commerce Annual HR Conference, Charleston Marriott Town Center, Charleston, West Virginia, Oct. 12-13, 2015
  • Presenter, "Wage and Hour Laws:  Close Enough is Not Good Enough," Society for Human Resource Management, Charleston, West Virginia, Jan. 14, 2015
  • Presenter, "Same-Sex Benefits Issues," West Virginia Chamber Human Resources Conference, Charleston Marriott Town Center, Charleston, West Virginia, Oct. 7, 2014
  • Presenter, "The Affordable Care Act:  Employer Mandate Compliance," Breakfast@Bowles, Charleston, West Virginia, Dec. 11, 2013

Writings and Publications:
  • Author, "Employer-Sponsored  Health Plans and Same-Sex Spousal Benefits," West Virginia Chamber HR Journal, Spring 2017
  • Author, "The Business of Diversity," West Virginia Chamber HR Journal, April 19, 2016
  • Co-author, "Should County Boards of Education Be Doing Anything Now to Prepare for the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act?," West Virginia School Board Association Legalities, March 2014
  • Author, "Classification of Mortgage Officers and Lenders:  Is Your Bank at Risk?," West Virginia Banker magazine, Winter 2013

Awards and Honors:
  • Selected as a 2017 Elite Lawyer of the South by Martindale-Hubbell and American Lawyer Media
  • Named to Benchmark Litigation's Under 40 Hot List, 2016-present
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2018 Charleston, West Virginia, Employee Benefits - ERISA Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Employee Benefits - ERISA Law
  • AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named in the 2014-2016 editions of West Virginia Super Lawyers® Rising Stars for Employment & Labor Law
  • Order of the Coif
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