Weintraub Tobin attorneys have over 30 years of experience in representing welfare (disability, health and other benefit plans) and pension plans concerning compliance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”).  Our attorneys have handled a variety of matters for plans, plan sponsors, and third party administrators, including fiduciary duty compliance, plan governance, plan preparation, implementation and administration (including participant claims), tax advice and litigation.

Our ERISA litigation practice includes administrative claims, district court trials, appeals to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and proceedings before the California Department of Insurance and the United States Department of Labor.  We have represented clients in litigation including claims for unpaid benefits, improper offsets, breach of fiduciary duty, improper commingling of plan assets and delegation of investment authority, self-dealing and prohibited transactions, failure to comply with reporting and disclosure requirements, unlawful kickbacks, excessive administration fees, underfunding and inadequate reserves, and related claims, as well as counterclaims to recover concealed offsets.