Greenberg Traurig's Todd D. Wozniak to Speak at National Forum on ERISA Litigation, Discuss Interplay between ERISA and Securities Law

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Noted ERISA Litigation Attorney to Discuss Ramifications of Recent Stock-Drop Decisions for Fiduciaries of Retirement Plans Under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act

Todd D. Wozniak, shareholder in the Labor and Employment Practice and co-chair of the National Labor & Employment Practice’s ERISA Litigation Group at international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the upcoming National Forum on ERISA Litigation on a panel discussion titled, “Recent Stock-Drop Decisions and Ramifications for Fiduciaries of Retirement Plans: The Interplay Between ERISA and Securities Law,” taking place at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 14, at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, 505 North Michigan Ave., Chicago, Illinois, 60611. Wozniak, a trial lawyer who defends companies and public institutions nationwide in complex ERISA litigation and enforcement actions, will discuss the interplay between ERISA and securities law.

Wozniak will provide key insights for employers on topics including:

  •     The impact of recent decisions on disclosure claims in ERISA stock drop litigation;
  •     Whether employers should, or will, continue to offer retirement plans that invest in employer stock;
  •     Statute of limitations issues in litigation regarding plan investments; and
  •     Recommendations for how ERISA professionals can mitigate the risk of offering employer stock as a plan investment option.

According to its website, the ninth American Conference Institute’s National Forum on ERISA Litigation is designed to provide expert strategies for in-house and outside counsel on litigating current key issues involving benefit plans, plan investments and fiduciaries.

Based in Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta office, Wozniak is a trial lawyer who defends companies and public institutions throughout the United States in complex employment, ERISA, and business disputes. During his career, Wozniak has defended more than a dozen class or collective actions and tried more than 40 cases or arbitrations to verdict.

Greenberg Traurig’s ERISA Litigation Practice helps clients stay current and compliant with the ongoing amendments and revisions to ERISA. The firm integrates benefits and compensation, labor and employment, and tax practitioners with experienced ERISA trial and appellate lawyers to provide a full spectrum of client services to help avoid and defend litigation.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.

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