Defending ERISA Sect. 510 Retaliation and Interference Claims From Workforce Realignments and Terminations
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide ERISA counsel and litigators with a review of situations in which §510 claims often arise, the substantive and procedural challenges in litigating these claims, and damages and remedies under §510.
- Common §510 claims
- Substantive and procedural requirements of litigating a §510 claim
- Damages and remedies available under §510
- DOL cases involving 510 claims
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What adverse employment decisions are at most risk for §510 liability?
- How has §510 been used in connection with the employer mandates under the ACA?
- What is the burden of proof under §510 and what are the measure of damages?
José M. Jara
Mr. Jara has over 20 years of ERISA and employee benefits experience, ranging from governmental compliance,... | Read More
Mr. Jara has over 20 years of ERISA and employee benefits experience, ranging from governmental compliance, fiduciary liability insurance, to the application of ERISA’s fiduciary standards and prohibited transaction provisions. Mr. Jara has extensive experience resolving issues for corporate plan sponsors and multiemployer plans before the U.S. Department of Labor, where he was formerly a senior pension law specialist and investigator.Close
James P. McElligott, Jr.
Mr. McElligott advises and defends private and publicly held corporations, public agencies, benefit plans and... | Read More
Mr. McElligott advises and defends private and publicly held corporations, public agencies, benefit plans and fiduciaries concerning employee benefits, executive compensation, and related labor and employment issues, including ERISA litigation, class actions, claims for employee benefits and executive compensation, breach of fiduciary duty (including stock-drop class actions), multiemployer plans and withdrawal liability, retirement medical, benefits in bankruptcy, and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation issues. He has written extensively on employee benefits issues.Close
Kathleen C. Slaught
Ms. Slaught concentrates her practice on Employee Benefits & ERISA litigation, representing employers, pension and... | Read More
Ms. Slaught concentrates her practice on Employee Benefits & ERISA litigation, representing employers, pension and welfare plans and ERISA plan administrators in all aspects of litigation arising from disputes over benefits and fiduciary claims. She counsels compensation and benefit committees and Human Resources management regarding fiduciary duties, the administration of benefit plans, new health care laws and deferred compensation legislation. She has handled a wide range of ERISA matters, including individual pension and welfare benefit claims, severance pay claims, executive compensation disputes, class action claims regarding plan design, and class action claims regarding plan administration and fiduciary responsibility.Close