Barnes & Thornburg’s litigators have extensive experience representing clients in ERISA and other pension and benefit-related litigation. Our ERISA Litigation Practice Group includes both litigation practitioners and compliance attorneys who work in tandem to avoid and defend lawsuits. Our attorneys have substantial experience defending fiduciary claims, benefit claims, withdrawal liability claims, multi-employer plan claims, ERISA class actions, anti-cutback lawsuits, cash balance pension lawsuits, Section 510 claims, executive compensation lawsuits, claims involving Top Hat and other non-qualified plans, and QDRO litigation.
Our breadth of representation in ERISA litigation and other pension and benefit matters includes defending insurers, fiduciaries, Fortune 500 companies, privately-held businesses, benefit plans, plan administrators, officers, directors, executives and third-party administrators. We have represented clients in ERISA matters across the country in both trial work and appeals, including matters pending before the United States Supreme Court.