Digital Insurance Appoints In-House Legal Counsel To Support Growing Employee Benefits Agency

Digital Insurance ( www.digitalinsurance.com), the nation's largest and most technologically advanced employee benefits-only agency, appointed Carl Pilger as the company’s in-house legal counsel. As vice president, legal counsel, he’ll be responsible for benefits-related legal matters, education, compliance and health care reform initiatives.

“Carl is a welcome addition to the company’s leadership team,” says Annette Bechtold, senior vice president of regulatory affairs and reform initiatives at Digital. “With his extensive ERISA, employee benefits and Affordable Care Act background, Carl will be a great asset to our organization and clients.”

“This role is tailor-made for my background, allowing me to apply my skills as an advisor, educator and presenter to help Digital Insurance achieve its long-term growth objectives,” explains Pilger. “I’m confident that my expertise, particularly in health care reform compliance, will add value to the way Digital serves its customers and supports its team.”

For much of the last two decades, Pilger served successfully in a variety of legal and consulting positions, focusing on a wide array of ERISA and employee benefit sub-disciplines. He also engages in community activities as president of the East Side Baseball Association and conducts prospective enrollee interviews for Northwestern University School of Law where he graduated. Pilger earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University, as well.

About Digital Insurance

Digital Insurance ( www.digitalinsurance.com) is the largest, most technologically advanced employee benefits-only agency in the U.S. Distinguished by its focus on innovation and education, the company creates greater value for employers and inspires individuals to become more engaged health care consumers. Its largest division, Digital Benefit Advisors, is a national network of experienced, local market experts who deliver expanded offerings to businesses and organizations. Digital is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fidelity National Financial (NYSE: FNF).

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