Representation Of Erisa Regulated Employee Benefit Plans And Related Entities

Jennings Sigmond attorneys have nationally recognized expertise in the representation of employee benefit plans.

Our attorneys have served as General Counsel to national and international multi-employer benefit plans, in addition to representing numerous other employee benefit plans that have an aggregate value in the billions of dollars. These funds include pension plans, annuity plans, health and welfare plans, apprentice training funds, scholarship funds, and other types of regulated benefit plans.

Representation By The Law Firm Includes:

  • counseling and advice to Boards of Trustees and plan fiduciaries;
  • creation and structuring of employee benefit plans;
  • preparation of trust documents and benefit plan documents;
  • research and analytical work in conjunction with Fund consultants, including health consultants, actuaries and auditors;
  • representation and advice on claims and appeals issues;
  • preparation of plan contractual documents;
  • preparation and analysis of investment related documents;
  • negotiations with insurance companies and other service providers;
  • representation of the plan and its trustees in all claims and fiduciary litigation;
  • representation of the plan in bankruptcy matters;
  • representation in fund mergers and reorganizations;
  • representation in regulatory matters;
  • representation in collection and withdrawal liability matters;
  • representation of the plan or fund, or its Trustees, in matters involving governmental agencies such as the United States Department of Labor, the Internal Revenue Service, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

A representative list of the law firm’s employee benefit plan clientele and references are available upon request.