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Who Should Attend?

Litigators who handle ERISA cases and want to enhance their substantive ERISA knowledge

Benefits practitioners who wish to further their knowledge of the substantive law and most recent case law

• Litigators who find themselves confronting ERISA preemption issues on an increasing basis

ERISA specialists who draft plan language and render advice about plan administration, trying to minimize the risk of litigation

Litigators seeking to develop expertise in this growing field of practice

Why Should I Attend?

Join us for this 2-day program and hear from the ERISA litigation experts. Discover their successful methods and strategies. Receive immediate feedback to YOUR questions. Experience the stories from behind the scenes, from both points of view and pick up the finer points to consider when involved in ERISA litigation cases. 

What Past Participants Have Said

“I enjoyed getting both sides of all the arguments. Having an attorney from each side on each topic was wonderful. I also like that each topic is covered from a basic beginning to a more advanced analysis so that you can follow the thought process all the way through.”

                - Jody M. Smitherman, Jackson Lewis LLP


“The interplay between speakers gave the program a ‘real-life’ feel. I was able to see the arguments on each side of the issue - the case law, its application and the public policy considerations a court will take into account. This was very, very helpful.”

                - Geoffrey A. Belzer, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP


“Excellent balance of presenting plaintiff and defendant perspectives. Good at sticking to topic and schedule. Provided invaluable information on current issues, case law updates and pending litigation.”

                - Aislinn McGuire, Kauff McClain & McGuire LLP


“Great way to get updated on current developments; covered a lot of material in two days but didn''t feel rushed; important cases in key areas were identified and discussed.”

                - Miriam López, Bush Gottlieb Singer López Kohanski Adelstein Dickinson

ERISA Litigation - 2008
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