2022 ERISA Fiduciary Duty Litigation: SCOTUS Ruling in Hughes v. Northwestern University, Strategies for Counsel
401k, Excessive Fees, Avoiding and Defending Claims Against Companies and Fiduciaries, Assessing Fiduciary Risks
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide ERISA counsel and plan fiduciaries an in-depth analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Hughes v. Northwestern Univ. and other recent cases and their impact on ERISA litigation. The panel will discuss the issues presented and the impact of the Supreme Court's decision. The panel will also discuss critical challenges for fiduciaries and plan service providers and offer next steps for employers as well as best practices in preventing and litigating claims.
- Key ERISA rules impacting class actions
- Hughes v. Northwestern Univ.
- Legal theories
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Monitoring investments
- Other cases, legal theories, and tactics
- Best practices for counsel and fiduciaries
The panel will discuss these and other key issues:
- What are the critical ERISA rules impacting fiduciary claims and class action claims?
- How does the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Hughes v. Northwestern Univ. impact claims and litigation tactics?
- What are next steps for fiduciaries and plan service providers to consider in light of the Supreme Court ruling?
- What other cases appear to have a significant impact on fiduciary liability and class actions?
Mark E. Bokert
Davis + Gilbert
Mr. Bokert is co-chair of the firm's Benefits + Compensation Practice Group. His practice encompasses nearly all... | Read More
Mr. Bokert is co-chair of the firm's Benefits + Compensation Practice Group. His practice encompasses nearly all aspects of executive compensation and employee benefits, including matters related to equity plans, deferred compensation plans, phantom equity plans, qualified retirement plans and welfare plans. He has extensive experience in Section 409A and deferred compensation arrangements. He has extensive experience in counseling plan committees on their fiduciary responsibilities under ERISA.Close
Christina L. Hennecken
Ms. Hennecken is an associate in the firm’s Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution, ERISA Litigation and... | Read More
Ms. Hennecken is an associate in the firm’s Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution, ERISA Litigation and Consumer Financial Services Litigation practices. She represents financial institutions in class actions, government enforcement proceedings and investigations, and complex civil litigation involving the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Act, and other federal and state consumer protection statutes. Ms. Hennecken joined Goodwin in 2014.Close
Dorsey & Whitney
Mr. Holly serves as co-chair of Dorsey’s ERISA Litigation Practice Group. He has nearly 20 years’... | Read More
Mr. Holly serves as co-chair of Dorsey’s ERISA Litigation Practice Group. He has nearly 20 years’ experience representing fiduciaries, sponsors and insurers in ERISA litigation matters.Close