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ERISA Litigation Update: New Trends and Significant Changes

Receive insider information on emerging trends for avoiding employee benefit litigation. Employee benefits are a central element of most workforces. That said, many employers are wary of navigating employee benefit litigation when it arises. This topic helps those responsible for handling employee benefit litigation understand the emerging trends in both single plaintiff and class action employee benefit/ERISA litigation. The material will also discuss tips for avoiding litigation. This information is critical for decision makers to ensure they can act with confidence when faced with an employee benefits related lawsuit.


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Agenda

ERISA Class Actions

  • Strategies to Defeat Class Certification
  • Trends in Litigation: Retiree Medical Claims, 401(k) Fee Litigation, and Employee Stock-Ownership Plan Litigation
  • Tips for Defending Class Actions

Key Issues in Defending Claims for Benefits

  • The Evolving Concept of the Administrative Record
  • Limiting Discovery
  • Differences in the Standard of Review

Emerging Areas of Specialized ERISA Claims

  • Litigating Cases of Provider Fraud
  • What to Know About Withdrawal Liability
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This course was last revised on May 31, 2018.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Christopher Busey

Christopher Busey

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

  • Attorney in the Labor & Employment department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP's Chicago office
  • Specializes in representing employers, employee benefit plans, and plan administrators in benefits litigation under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • Represents employers on a range of employment issues aside from his ERISA litigation work
  • Active in a number of nonprofit organizations
  • J.D. degree, magna cum laude, University of Illinois College of Law; B.A. degree, Vanderbilt University
  • Can be contacted at 312-460-5234 or cbusey@seyfarth.com
Sam Schwartz-Fenwick

Sam Schwartz-Fenwick

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

  • Partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Particularly well-versed in benefits-related litigation under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • Significant experience in general employment matters
  • Frequent speaker and has written numerous publications
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Northwestern University School of Law; B.A. degree, summa cum laude, Tufts University
  • Can be contacted at 312-460-5948 or sschwartz@seyfarth.com
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Product ID: 403999
Published 2018
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