Kris Alderman litigates cases in state and federal court. He represents health plans, fiduciaries, third party administrators, individuals, and plan participants and beneficiaries in ERISA and managed care cases. Kris has represented clients in cases involving claims for ERISA benefits, allegations of breaches of fiduciary duty, COBRA rights, section 510 employment discrimination, assignments of benefits, and preemption. He also advises clients on matters related to plan design, ACA compliance, and self-funded plan options.

Kris has extensive experience representing clients in matters involving health care reimbursement. He defends individuals against balance billing by medical providers. He is well-versed in health care economics and finance. Kris also represents employers, health plans, plan administrators, fiduciaries, and claims administrators in health care reimbursement matters. Kris is able to represent patients across the country in hospital billing disputes at no charge to the patient.

He represents and advocates for his clients’ interests under consumer protection laws, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and d...

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  • Presentations and Teaching Experience

    Controlling Health Care Costs with Self-Funded Plan Options, Lorman, September 30, 2014, and Dec. 14, 2015

  • Publications

    The Sixth Circuit Gives Teeth to the Medicare Secondary Payer Act Private Cause of Action, ABA Health eSource, Nov. 2011, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2011.
    ERISA’s Remedial Irony: Narrow Interpretation Paves the Way for Jury Trials on Suits for Breach of Fiduciary Duty under ERISA, 26 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 971, 2010.






USDC for the Northern District of Georgia
USDC for the Northern District of Florida
USDC for the Southern District of Texas
USDC for the Western District of Texas
USDC for the Central District of Illinois


Georgia State University College of Law; J.D., 2010
University of Georgia; B.A., 2005

Prior Law Firm Experience

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP (2012-2016)

Practice Areas