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Miller & Chevalier Chartered

ERISA Litigation

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What the team is known for

Noteworthy practice highly sought after for its expertise in a range of healthcare and pension-related litigation brought under ERISA, including challenges to benefit plans and preemption claims. Well known for its experience in class action litigation, often acting for healthcare insurers and network healthcare providers before trial and appellate courts.

Strengths

A source says: "There is great intellectual horsepower across the firm. Its strengths are expertise in key subject matter areas including ERISA."

Clients say: "They are very responsive and clearly communicate complicated matters."

Work highlights

Advised America's Health Insurance Plans in connection with its amicus brief submitted to the US Supreme Court regarding whether ERISA preempts state regulation of entities that manage pharmacy benefits in ERISA plans.

Notable practitioners

Anthony Shelley is noted for his proficient handling of ERISA disputes both at trial and appellate levels.
"He has a strong knowledge about ERISA and practices law at the highest intellectual level." "He is good at keeping clients informed and communicating clearly."

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Overview

Our Employee Benefits practice offers a full range of consulting, planning, and controversy services to clients facing the challenges of increased audit and regulatory scrutiny in the benefits area, including the related payroll tax and information reporting obligations. The practice features significant ERISA litigation capabilities, as well as policy experience, which is critical in a business environment characterized by tremendous regulatory and legislative change. The practice, which was named Chambers & Partners' 2015 USA Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Team of the Year, comprises seven foundational practices: (1) Health & Welfare Plan Counseling (including ACA implementation); (2) Qualified Plan Counselling; (3) DOL Investigations & Compliance; (4) Payroll Taxes, Fringe Benefits, and Information Reporting; (5) Executive Compensation; (6) ERISA Litigation; and (7) PBGC Counseling and Controversy. Armed with an "inside the Beltway" team that includes former senior IRS and DOL officials, the firm routinely helps its clients navigate Washington bureaucracy and successfully resolve issues before they develop into costly legal problems.

Members

Drake, Elizabeth

Gee, Theresa (Tess) S.

Oliphant, Fred

Provenzano, Anthony G.

Quintiere, Gary G

Shelley, Anthony

ERISA Litigation Department

Miller & Chevalier Chartered

firm
Department location

900 16th Street NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20006

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USA - Nationwide

ERISA Litigation


Anthony Shelley
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