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ERISA & Employee Benefits Litigation

Working for our clients' ERISA benefit.

Entities rely on Husch Blackwell to defend them against claims of breached fiduciary duty and alleged nonpayment of Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and employee benefits. Our team defends fully insured and self-insured welfare plans, pension plans, plan administrators and sponsors, employers, fiduciaries, third-party administrators, insurance agencies, trustees, benefit associations, insurance companies and plan participants.

The diversity of our practice allows us to understand the interests of all parties in ERISA law matters and employee benefits relationships. These insights prove valuable as our employee benefits law attorneys negotiate favorable settlements, resolve cases through mediation, negotiate consent decrees with the Department of Labor (DOL), defend class actions, and advocate for clients in trial and appellate courtrooms.

Alerts | March 15, 2019
Fiduciary Reminder: Complaint Alleges That Fidelity Charged Improper Fees

A participant in the T-Mobile USA, Inc. 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan recently filed a proposed class action lawsuit against FMR LLC and related entities (“Fidelity”).

Alerts | March 12, 2019
Texas Supreme Court Affirms Cuts to Future Public Pension Benefits

On Friday, March 8, a unanimous Texas Supreme Court affirmed the Fifth Court of Appeals and upheld the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System’s decision to cut the future interest rate on accounts established under a deferred retirement option plan (DROP).

News Releases | August 15, 2019
Husch Blackwell Places 143 Lawyers in 2020 BL Rankings' Best Lawyers in America®

The firm has eight "Lawyers of the Year" and 11 attorneys appearing on the list for the first time.

News Releases | August 15, 2018
Husch Blackwell Places 143 Lawyers in 2019 BL Rankings' Best Lawyers in America®

The Best Lawyers in America® has listed 143 Husch Blackwell attorneys in its 2019 directory. The firm has eight "Lawyers of the Year" and five attorneys appearing on the list for the first time.

News Releases | November 1, 2017
BL Rankings' Best Lawyers© Recognizes Husch Blackwell with Eight National Tier 1 Rankings in 2018 "Best Law Firms"

Husch Blackwell received recognition as a National Tier 1 firm in eight practice areas in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings released today.