Thompson Hine handles the full range of ERISA litigation matters, from defending pre-litigation Department of Labor (DOL) enforcement actions involving plan fiduciaries and service providers and IRS audits of plans, to trial of fiduciary duty claims. Our experienced group includes former DOL and IRS lawyers who uniquely situated to understand the enforcement perspectives of both agencies.
Our litigation team includes lawyers who began their careers as ERISA litigation specialists, lawyers who have been ERISA fiduciaries, and lawyers who began as general litigators and subsequently developed the experience to function exclusively and efficiently as ERISA litigators.
Pension and welfare benefit plans, plan sponsors, fiduciaries and other plan service providers turn to us for defense in a range of litigation matters involving fiduciary breaches, employer stock funds, cash balance plans, ERISA preemption, plan termination and reversion, benefit claims and retiree health benefit issues.
With approximately 25 professionals who concentrate on both the tax and labor sides of ERISA, our ERISA litigation team is part of one of the largest and most sophisticated employee benefit groups in the country. When it most benefits our clients, we can leverage the experience and advice of other attorneys from our firm who focus on related issues such as securities law, banking and trust law, employment law and bankruptcy law.
Employer Stock and 401(k) Cases
Fiduciary Breach Litigation
Retiree Health Litigation
ERISA Preemption Litigation
Plan Termination and Reversion Litigation
Benefits Claims Litigation
Multi-Employer Plan Litigation
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