ERISA and employee benefits litigation

Employee benefits represent a key portion of most company compensation packages. Defined by federal statutory law, administrative regulations and federal common law, ERISA poses a significant liability risk for unwary employers and plan sponsors.

Our attorneys take a multi-disciplinary approach to ensuring ERISA compliance. Drawing on the experience of labor and employment, litigation and employee benefits attorneys, Porter Wright provides comprehensive advice and representation, including:

  • Advice regarding plan start-up, management and termination
  • Counsel regarding the employee benefits aspects of sales, mergers or acquisitions
  • Representation in collective bargaining negotiations regarding employee benefits issues
  • Claim investigation
  • Advice regarding removal to federal court
  • Representation and comprehensive litigation services