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Sarah Friend, Employee Benefits Consultant at The Partners Group in Portland, Oregon is featured in The Portland Business Journal article, “How today’s Oregon same-sex marriage ruling impacts health benefits” by Elizabeth Hayes.

PORTLAND, Oregon, May 19, 2014, by Elizabeth Hayes, Staff Reporter – Portland Business Journal – How big of an impact will today’s ruling striking down Oregon’s same-sex marriage ban have on health benefits?

The answer is it will have some impact, but most of the changes came last fall.

“Even though this is clearly a big change in Oregon and for Oregon families, I don’t think it’s going to have a big impact on the administration of employee benefits,” said Sarah Friend, an employee benefits consultant with Portland-based consulting firm The Partners Group.

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About The Partners Group

The Partners Group is a locally-owned and independent consulting firm specializing in employee benefits, financial services, and risk management, with offices in Bellevue, Portland, and Bend. We do more than provide exceptional employee benefits, commercial insurance and wealth management services. Driven by an unswerving commitment to our clients, we develop partnerships that ensure extraordinary solutions.