Carlton Pilger

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Carlton “Carl” Pilger has joined the firm as Director of Employee Benefits Compliance.

Pilger has advised and represented businesses for more than 20 years as an ERISA attorney. During his career he has focused exclusively on ERISA compliance, including representing his clients in DOL and IRS audits. As EPIC’s Director of Employee Benefits Compliance he will continue to consult with and advise clients on ERISA and ACA compliance. Pilger will be based in Duluth, Georgia and report to John Gaffney, EPIC’s Director, National Benefits Operations.

Prior to joining EPIC, Pilger served as Vice President, Legal Counsel with Digital Insurance where he spearheaded ERISA and ACA compliance initiatives. Previously, he held positions with three prominent Atlanta law firms including; Taylor English Duma, LLP, Miller & Martin, PLLC and Fisher & Phillips, LLP.

Pilger is a well-known subject matter expert in the Affordable Care Act and has traveled the country speaking to numerous industry groups regarding the law’s complexities.

Pilger earned a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism and a Juris Doctorate degree from Northwestern University School of Law. He is a member of the Georgia Bar Association.

“We are pleased to have Carl join EPIC and look forward to the added benefits he will deliver to our clients with regard to ERISA and ACA compliance,” said John Hahn, EPIC CEO. “His addition further expands and strengthens our EPIC Employer Services Platform, which provides comprehensive, specialized employee benefits services to our larger clients.”

Carl Pilger can be reached at:
Phone: (678) 245-0240

About EPIC:
EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence. EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a “Best Place to Work” in multiple regions and as a “Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry” nationally.

EPIC now has more than 850 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 13,000 clients.

With more than $200 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by the Carlyle Group, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country. For additional information, please visit

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Published on Jan 2016