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Education

  • J.D., Widener University School of Law
  • B.A., Allegheny College

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Jason Mettley focuses his practice on employee benefits and employment law matters.  His work focuses on the representation of multiemployer and single employer employee benefit plans, private and governmental plan sponsors, and individuals.  Jason handles matters dealing with plan design, drafting, and compliance with ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code.  In addition, he advises private and public sector employers on compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Professional/Community Involvement

  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member

Additional Information
Jason grew up in York County, Pennsylvania but settled in Pittsburgh in 1998 after graduating from law school.  He now lives in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood with his wife and two children.  As a former college baseball player and lover of the sport, he is (inexplicably) a fan of the Kansas City Royals.

  • Advising multiemployer plan clients on all facets of plan compliance and administration, including MPRA applications and Retiree Representative representation.
  • Representing clients in matters before the Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service, including audits, examinations, and applications.
  • Representing employee benefit plans in ERISA litigation, including interpleader actions to resolve beneficiary disputes and actions to enforce subrogation liens.
  • J.D., Widener University School of Law, 1998 – cum laude
  • B.A., Allegheny College, 1995 – cum laude
  • “Delay in Affordable Care Act Health Coverage Reporting Requirements Announced,” Co-author, MUS Client Advisory, December 30, 2015.
  • “Employer Reporting under the Affordable Care Act,” hosted by the Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania, August 2015.
  • “A Look at the PPACA’s Employer Shared Responsibility Payment Rules,” hosted by the Allegheny County Bar Association, February 2014.
  • “Practical Implementation of the Affordable Care Act for Small Businesses,” hosted by SMC Business Councils, June 2013.