ERISA Attorney (5 Years' Experience)

Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP
New York

Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP, a firm representing labor unions and employee benefit plans affiliated with labor unions, as well as active employment, bankruptcy, sexual harassment prevention, and wage and hour law practices, seeks a mid-level ERISA/employee benefits attorney with approximately five (5) years of employee benefit plan experience. We seek dedicated and talented attorneys, preferably with experience in multiemployer Taft-Hartley benefit plans and qualified plans, who can add to our robust employee benefits practice and who will be able to work well directly with clients. Job duties will include providing advice to our diverse array of employee benefit plan clients regarding administrative and operational issues; ERISA, tax and other regulatory compliance; fiduciary issues; investment issues; plan design and drafting; plan qualification; communications; general consultation; attending client meetings; as well as handling benefit plan-related litigation, including contribution enforcement, withdrawal liability, alter ego cases, post-judgment enforcement, benefit claims and fiduciary breaches. The successful candidate must be a member of the New York bar; New Jersey bar admission is a plus. Must have strong writing, speaking and analytical skills, and be a practical thinker with the ability to interact well with clients and plan professionals. An advanced degree in tax is also a plus but is not required. We offer a competitive salary in a collegial atmosphere with generous benefits, and are committed to fostering a firm culture of diversity and inclusion. Women, minorities, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send your resume, including references and a writing sample, to erisa-hiring@cwsny.com.

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