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ERISA Claims Services

Litigation

Walter Haverfield’s attorneys have broad experience in the areas of employee benefit plans and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Our diverse and collective firm-wide approach provides litigation capabilities in claims arising out of retirement and health and welfare benefit plans.

Practice Group Leader

Ralph E. Cascarilla, Managing Partner

Ralph represents individuals and businesses in a wide range of governmental white-collar criminal investigations, including environmental, health care, securities fraud, antitrust, tax, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), federal elections and government procurement matters.

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Our ERISA Claims Approach

Our approach to litigating ERISA claims is selective and focuses on issues related to planning administration, compliance, and benefits issues. These matters range from individual issues to issues presented as class actions and U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) enforcement actions.

ERISA Claims Services Team

Recognition

U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS® 2022 “BEST LAW FIRMS” RANKINGS
  • Metropolitan Tier 1 (Cleveland): Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Land Use & Zoning; Litigation – Real Estate
  • Metropolitan Tier 2 (Cleveland): Litigation – Environmental; Litigation – Labor & Employment; Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Metropolitan Tier 3 (Cleveland): Litigation – Construction; Litigation – ERISA, Litigation – Insurance
2021 RANKINGS
  • Metropolitan Tier 1 (Cleveland): Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Land Use & Zoning; Litigation – Real Estate
  • Metropolitan Tier 2 (Cleveland): Litigation – Environmental; Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Metropolitan Tier 3 (Cleveland): Bet-the-Company Litigation; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – ERISA, Litigation – Insurance; Litigation – Trusts & Estates
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Experience

  • Representing a client on the release of funds from a pension fund where the Trustee refused to acknowledge the client as the beneficiary of the funds at issue
  • Defending claims of breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and self-dealing
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