Experience in Complex ERISA and Benefits Litigation

ERISA litigation, like employee benefits law as a whole, involves unique legal issues and strategies. MMPL attorneys have decades of experience at all levels of the trial and appellate courts representing clients in benefit claim disputes and other matters. Our lawyers provide litigation representation to plans, plan sponsors and fiduciaries in the full spectrum of employee benefit plan litigation in state and federal courts.

Our ERISA litigation practice area includes the following:

  • Representation of plans, plan sponsors and fiduciaries in complex class action claims alleging fiduciary breach (including claims of investment losses, ESOP valuation matters, and fiduciary disclosure cases)
  • Representation of plans in partial termination claims
  • Representation in benefit denial cases
  • Litigation of Department of Labor claims
  • Litigation and arbitration of claims seeking recovery from third-party service providers alleging failure to meet their contractual obligations
  • ERISA preemption analysis
  • Representation of plans and development of effective strategies to pursue recoveries under third-party subrogation and reimbursement provisions
  • Withdrawal liability arbitration and litigation matters
  • Serving as defense counsel for plans and fiduciaries sued under fiduciary liability insurance policies