Complex regulatory mandates, coupled with an aggressive plaintiffs’ bar, render ERISA and benefits-related litigation a “bet the company” concern for businesses nationwide. Despite an employer’s or plan administrator’s best efforts to comply with the law and mitigate risk, costly and time-consuming benefits litigation often ensues. This blog provides news and insights on the latest ERISA litigation trends for employers.
Stacey C.S. Cerrone504-208-1755Email
Stacey C.S. Cerrone is a principal and office litigation manager of the New Orleans, Louisiana office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and a core member of the Employee Benefits and the ERISA Complex Litigation practice teams. Her nationwide practice focuses on the defense of complex ERISA class actions filed against public and private single employer ERISA plan sponsors and fiduciaries, as well as multi-employer plans and fiduciaries and ERISA plan services providers. Stacey litigates a wide variety of class action claims, including 401(k) fee claims, stock drop claims, “church plan” and “government plan” claims, health and welfare plan claims, and ERISA Section 510 claims. She also litigates ERISA benefit claims and claims involving non-ERISA plans.