ERISA & Employee Benefits Litigation

Whether the 5-4 Supreme Court decision in Thole vs. U.S. Bank on June 1 is “good news” for employers and will limit lawsuits by defined benefit participants, as some commentators
Continue Reading Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Jeffrey Mamorsky and Jonathan Sulds’ Pen ERISA Column in Pensions and Investments

On May 4, 2020, in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Department of the Treasury, and the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), Department
Continue Reading COBRA Election and Enrollment Deadlines Extended During COVID-19 ‘Outbreak Period’

How confident are you that your company’s retirement plans are being run in accordance with all legal requirements under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue
Continue Reading New Year’s Resolution: Prepare Yourself for an IRS or DOL Plan Audit

On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Hitchcock v. Cumberland University, No. 3:15-cv-01215, 2017 WL 971790 (6th Cir. Mar. 14, 2017), the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals joined six other
Continue Reading Sixth Circuit Joins Six Other Circuits in Ruling Exhaustion of Plan’s Administrative Procedures Not Required When Asserting Statutory Violations

There has been much media coverage of the recent class action lawsuits filed against some of the most prestigious universities in the United States by university employees. These class action
Continue Reading Not-for-profit Hospitals and Health Care Providers Facing Retirement Plan Class Actions