Jenner & Block

“Arbitration of ERISA Claims: Courts Grapple with Competing Considerations,” Employee Relations Law Journal

In this article, Jenner & Block Partner Joseph J. Torres and Associate Margaret M. Hlousek review two recent court decisions that reached opposite conclusions regarding whether ERISA claims may be subject to arbitration where the arbitration clause is contained in the governing plan document. The authors review the respective arguments that may determine whether or not arbitration of ERISA disputes remains a viable avenue for plans sponsors.