ERISA/Employee Benefits Associates

Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP
New York

Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP in New York, NY is seeking an ERISA/employee benefits associate with one (1) to five (5) years of employee benefit plan experience, as well as a senior ERISA/employee benefits associate with five (5) to ten (10) years of employee benefit plan experience.

Our firm represents labor unions and employee benefit plans affiliated with labor unions, and has active employment, bankruptcy, sexual harassment prevention and wage and hour law practices. We seek to 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. 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.

Please send your resume, including references and a writing sample, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Learn more about our firm and our employee benefits practice at We are committed to fostering a firm culture of diversity and inclusion. Women, LGBTQI individuals and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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