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Jan. 31- Feb. 3 | San Diego, California

Midwinter Meeting Papers

Employee Benefits Law Committee

2023 Employee Benefits Highlights

Colin Downes, Sasha Gillin, Michael Holzapfel, Christine S. Hwang, Colby Jackson, Sydney Juliano, Radha Pathak, Erin Riley, Mai Lan Rodgers, Ashley Selwyn and John Stokes

Keynote Presentation

Hon. Lisa M. Gomez, Assistant Secretary for Employee Benefits Security Administration, Washington, DC 


R. Joseph Barton, Lindsey Chopin, Michael Hartman, and Suzanne Metzger

Multiemployer Plan Mashup

Emily Allender and Neil Shah, Elizabeth (Lili) Sloane

Trends in Disability and Life Insurance Benefit Litigation

Michael Bartolic, Claire W. Bushorn Danzl, Ada Dolph and Kimberly A. Jones

Traps and Opportunities in Vendor Contracts and Insurance Policies: What You Don’t Fix Can Hurt You in Court

Mark Boyko, Natalie Kossak and Timothy Eicher

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession

Linda Baldwin Jones and Sana' Walker 


The Reach of Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia and Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

Mayoung Nham, Sam Schwartz-Fenwick and Colleen Smith

Ethics Update: ERISA Representation Issues, Privilege, Use of AI in Your Practice and Social Media/Remote Work Considerations

Simon Torres, Joseph Creitz, Peter Dickinson, Carolyn Lachman and Rachel Morowitz

Agency Announcements and Guidance: ESG, Secure 2.0, Fiduciary Rule

Phyllis Borzi, Jay Dorsch, Megan Hansen, Deva Kyle, and Nina Wasow

Coverage for Mental Health Conditions and Substance Use Disorders: At Our Wit’s End

Lois Chang, Benjamin J. Conley and Caroline Reynolds

ERISA Advisory Council 

Mark Debofsky, Marcelle J. Henry, Jeffrey Lewis, Mayoung Nham 

The Next Frontier(s) of Defined Contribution Plan Litigation

Tulio D. Chirinos, Katherine Roselin and Paul M. Secunda

Hot Topics in Health Benefits

Maria Cangemi, Elizabeth Green, Joanne Roskey and Erin M. Sweeney