On Wednesday, February 6, five members of the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law, Employee Benefits Committee joined Belmont Law students for a panel discussion on employee benefits law. The panelists described what it is like to navigate the intersection between labor law, employment law, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) litigation and counseling, tax law, executive compensation and immigration law.
Presenters included John R. Harney, O’Donoghue & O’Donoghue LLP, Washington, D.C.; Simon Torres, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Washington, D.C.; Marie Casciari, DeBofsky, Sherman & Casciari, P.C., Chicago, IL; Marjorie A. Butler, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, Boston, MA and Marcelle J. Henry, Pitta LLP, New York, NY.
The event was part of an Employee Benefits Committee outreach initiative, encouraging current law students to consider a career in employee benefits law. The American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law, Employee Benefits Committee held its Midwinter Meeting in Nashville on February 6-9.