USA USA - Nationwide ERISA Litigation
- Alison Douglass Goodwin
- Amanda Amert Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
- Andrew Holly Dorsey & Whitney LLP
- Craig C Martin Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
- Emily Costin Alston & Bird LLP
- Eric Serron Steptoe & Johnson LLP
- Meaghan VerGow O'Melveny & Myers LLP
- Michael Prame Groom Law Group, Chartered
- Stephen Lucke Dorsey & Whitney LLP
- Theodore Becker McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Up and Coming
1Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLPERISA Litigation2023 | Band 1 |Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is a preeminent ERISA litigation practice with considerable size and reach across the USA. The firm advises on the full spectrum of contentious ERISA issues related to 401(k) plans. It is also at the forefront of representing clients in the education sector in ERISA litigation involving 403(b) retirement plans. 1O'Melveny & Myers LLPERISA Litigation2023 | Band 1 |O’Melveny & Myers LLP has a team of well-respected litigators covering the full spectrum of ERISA-related issues, regularly providing counsel on fiduciary responsibility. The group acts on behalf of a varied client base which includes plan sponsors and financial services companies. It offers significant trial capabilities, as well as experience with appellate proceedings.
2GoodwinERISA Litigation2023 | Band 2 |Goodwin is renowned for its robust representation of clients from the financial services sector, including insurers and investment managers, in a broad range of ERISA litigation at both trial and appellate levels, as well as arbitral proceedings. The firm handles the full scope of contentious issues including stock drop cases and issues of fiduciary liability. It also has notable experience with large-scale fee litigation. 2Groom Law Group, CharteredERISA Litigation2023 | Band 2 |Groom Law Group is a boutique employee benefits firm with a group of talented litigators handling all manner of employee benefits and executive compensation matters. The firm provides assistance with the full range of litigation under ERISA including church plan and stock drop cases, alleged breaches of fiduciary duty and ESOP disputes. The team offers notable expertise in fee litigation pertaining to 401(k) plans and Department of Labor investigations. 2Mayer Brown LLPERISA Litigation2023 | Band 2 |Mayer Brown LLP acts for a range of clients, including plan sponsors, administrators and trustees, on a broad array of ERISA litigation. The firm assists with both class actions and single-plaintiff claims relating to retirement and stock ownership plans, including fiduciary duty issues and prohibited transactions. It is particularly active on behalf of clients in the higher education sector. 2Proskauer Rose LLPERISA Litigation2023 | Band 2 |Proskauer Rose LLP fields a renowned group of litigators handling the full spectrum of employee benefits and bet-the-company ERISA litigation at an international level. The department demonstrates expertise in withdrawal liability claims, stock drop cases and fiduciary duty matters among a multitude of other contentious issues. It offers strength in fee litigation arising out of 401(k) and 403(b) plans. The group advises an impressive client base including leading financial institutions.
3Jackson Lewis P.C.ERISA Litigation2023 | Band 3 |Jackson Lewis P.C. offers a broad practice in the ERISA litigation field, which includes capability in withdrawal liability, breach of fiduciary duty and excessive fee litigation. The firm has notable expertise in ESOP and church plan matters. 3McDermott Will & Emery LLPERISA Litigation2023 | Band 3 |McDermott Will & Emery LLP is highly regarded for its representation of defendants in ERISA litigation. The firm demonstrates expertise in defending a range of claims including breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and excessive fee cases. The team frequently acts for plan sponsors, service provides and trustees in high-stakes ERISA class actions. 3Sidley Austin LLPERISA Litigation2023 | Band 3 |Sidley Austin LLP has an acclaimed litigation group which acts for large public and private corporations in all manner of ERISA disputes including class actions. It exhibits interdisciplinary cohesion across its employee benefits and appellate departments to fully cover its clients' needs on matters such as alleged breaches of fiduciary responsibility. The department has particular strength in the representation of insurance companies. 3Steptoe & Johnson LLPERISA Litigation2023 | Band 3 |Steptoe & Johnson LLP has a distinguished ERISA litigation group concentrating on high-profile class actions involving a variety of issues, including breach of fiduciary duty allegations. It offers additional expertise in fee litigation and employer stock drop cases. Attorneys act on behalf of plan sponsors as well as service providers. 3Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLPERISA Litigation2023 | Band 3 |Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP fields notable expertise in representing fiduciaries and employers in class action and single plaintiff litigation. The firm has particular strength in ERISA claims involving breach of fiduciary duty, stock drop and prohibited transactions. It is also able to advise plan sponsors and administrators on ERISA compliance.
4Alston & Bird LLPERISA Litigation2023 | Band 4 |Alston & Bird LLP has a well-reputed team litigating ERISA class actions and individual claims across a range of issues, with particularly strong success in employer stock and fee-based litigation pertaining to 401(k) and 403(b) plans. It fields a number of experienced trial attorneys regularly sought after by major corporations and financial services providers. The team also counsels clients facing Department of Labor investigations. 4Dorsey & Whitney LLPERISA Litigation2023 | Band 4 |Dorsey & Whitney LLP is a Minnesota-based practice that excels in ERISA litigation pertaining to 401(k) and 403(b) pension plans. The firm is also able to advise on breach of fiduciary duty claims involving ESOPs. Its attorneys represent companies in the aviation, financial services and healthcare industries, among others. 4Miller & Chevalier CharteredERISA Litigation2023 | Band 4 |Miller & Chevalier Chartered has a noteworthy practice which is 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. The firm is well known for its experience in class action litigation, often acting for healthcare insurers and network healthcare providers before trial and appellate courts. 4Seyfarth Shaw LLPERISA Litigation2023 | Band 4 |Seyfarth Shaw LLP assists numerous employers with disputes connected to both routine and high-profile ERISA matters such as 401(k) plan fee disputes. The firm offers substantial expertise in breach of fiduciary duty as well as withdrawal liability cases. It is complemented by the strength of its employee benefits and executive compensation group. 4Trucker Huss APCERISA Litigation2023 | Band 4 |Trucker Huss APC is well regarded for its handling of ERISA litigation. The firm expertly defends clients against single-plaintiff claims and class actions involving breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract claims. The group is also adept at defending excessive fee cases in connection with 403(b) and 401(k) plans.