Your business faces a much higher risk of employee benefits-related litigation than it ever has in the past. Employees are becoming more aware of both their rights and entitlements under ERISA and the duties and responsibilities imposed upon plan sponsors to protect those rights, and are taking action where they feel they’ve been wronged. Herrick can help defend you in all aspects of ERISA litigation, including issues relating to plan qualification, plan termination, reversion of excess assets, fiduciary liability and benefit claims. Whether you’re a plan sponsor or administrator, or a trustee who has been sued for breach of fiduciary duty, you can count on Herrick’s experience in:
We also render opinions on whether certain transactions constitute a breach of fiduciary duty under ERISA. In addition, our attorneys have extensive experience in negotiating, arbitrating and litigating withdrawal liability claims arising under ERISA.