Gregory Porter Presenting at ERISA Litigation Conference

Bailey & Glasser partner Gregory Y. Porter is speaking at the American Conference Institute’s ERISA Litigation Conference in New York on November 3, 2017. Porter will be speaking on ERISA class actions. A link to the program agenda is here.

Key topics include:

  • Key considerations for ERISA plan sponsors in the face of the debate over the enforceability of arbitration agreements with class action waivers
  • Exploring trends in recent Supreme Court rulings on this issue
  • Examining notable lower court rulings regarding the enforceability of arbitration agreements in ERISA documents
  • Weighing the advantages and disadvantages of arbitration in ERISA
  • Assessing procedural matters that plan sponsors should consider before mandating individual arbitration of ERISA claims:
    • Arbitration cost sharing determinations
    • Arbitrator selection and scope of arbitrator authority
    • Structuring discovery

 

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