December 02, 2021

2021 ERISA Litigation: What You Need to Know



ERISA litigation continues to be an ever-evolving area of law, and this past year was no different. With another case before the Supreme Court, numerous federal court decisions on 401(k) class actions and Department of Labor (DOL) guidance on cybersecurity, there was a lot to follow.

Join members of Faegre Drinker’s ERISA litigation team as we discuss the most significant issues and trends in ERISA litigation from the past year. Specifically, our team will address:

  • The Supreme Court’s review of 401(k) excessive fee litigation in Hughes v. Northwestern
  • 401(k)/403(b) class action updates
  • Mandatory arbitration and class action waiver provisions in defined contribution plans
  • Cybersecurity issues, including the DOL’s recent guidance for plan sponsors, service providers and plan participants
  • Updates on union-related benefits litigation, including that involving multiemployer plans and retiree medical benefits


10:00 – 11:00 a.m. PT
11:00 a.m. – Noon MT
Noon – 1:00 p.m. CT
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET

Questions? Please contact Pamela Lashbrook or call +1 215 988 2483.

Continuing Education Credit

This program will be sent to the following state bars requesting approval: CA, CO, CT, DE, IA, IL, IN, MN, NJ, NY, PA, TX and VA. All approvals are at the decision of the state bar based on content and deadlines.

No applications are currently pending. The CLE provider for this event, CEU Institute (national CLE provider) will seek 1.0 hour General Law credit for this program.

Please check back closer to the event date for updated credit information.


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