Jenner & Block

“Misrepresentations and Other Claims for Benefits” and “Employer Stock Cases,” 22nd Annual ERISA Litigation Conference, Las Vegas, NV

Jenner & Block Partner Amanda S. Amert will speak on “Misrepresentations and Other Claims for Benefits” and “Employer Stock Cases” at the 22nd Annual ERISA Litigation Conference in Las Vegas, NV, October 22 - 23, 2009.  Ms. Amert will address miscommunication and non-disclosure, claims for breach of fiduciary duty, and estoppel and other theories.  Ms. Amert will also discuss employer stock cases brought against fiduciaries of ERISA plans containing employer stock.

Ms. Amert is a partner in the Firm's Litigation Department. She is Chair of the ERISA Litigation Practice and a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation Practice.  Ms. Amert has a wide variety of business litigation, appellate and arbitration experience.  Her experience in business litigation ranges from contract disputes to intellectual property issues to employment litigation.  Ms. Amert’s ERISA litigation experience includes representing employers in federal courts around the country at the trial and appellate levels, in both individual and class-action lawsuits, as well as counseling clients about how to avoid benefits litigation.

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