Susanin, Widman & Brennan, P.C. serves as counsel to over fifty multiemployer benefit funds including defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, group health plans, training and educational funds, vacation benefit plans, prepaid legal plans, and supplemental unemployment benefit plans. Our firm also represents single employers and benefits consultants in employee benefit-related matters.
We regularly provide advice on benefit plan design, draft plan documents, advise on matters relating to plan administration and ERISA and Affordable Care Act compliance, and represent plans and their trustees in DOL and IRS audits and investigations as well as in ERISA litigation involving claims for benefits, collection of delinquent contributions, and breach of fiduciary duty claims.
In our representation of multiemployer benefit funds in the construction industry, our firm is unique in its understanding of not only the complexities of legal compliance but also the challenges of the construction industry. This understanding has allowed us to embrace and foster the changes necessary to maintain the vitality of the unionized construction industry.