Eric Serron has more than 25 years of experience assisting clients with ERISA litigation and fiduciary responsibility issues. Eric regularly provides advice and counsel to clients regarding their obligations under Title I of ERISA, including compliance with ERISA’s fiduciary responsibility provisions and prohibited transaction rules.
He has extensive experience litigating cases involving alleged breaches of fiduciary duty in the management or administration of defined contribution plans (including 401(k) plans, profit sharing plans, and ESOPs), defined benefit plans, and welfare plans. He also represents clients in cases raising questions of ERISA preemption of state law.
Prior to joining Steptoe, Eric served as a trial attorney in the Plan Benefits Security Division of the Office of the Solicitor, US Department of Labor. In that capacity, he was responsible for representing the Secretary of Labor in complex fiduciary breach cases under ERISA at both the trial and appellate levels.
Eric is an adjunct professor in the LLM program at Georgetown Law and speaks frequently on employee benefits matters.
- J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 1984, cum laude; Note and Comment Editor, Wisconsin Law Review
- M.A., University of Wisconsin, 1983, History
- B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1979
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