John advises employers on ERISA and labor law compliance, with a focus on matters arising from obligations to Taft-Hartley multiemployer employee benefit plans. John also assists employers in negotiating and drafting documents underlying mergers and acquisitions, stock purchases and asset sales to address any relevant ERISA matters, including ERISA withdrawal liability under the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendment Act (MPPAA). Additionally, he works with employers to ensure they properly design, implement and administer their employee benefit plans under ERISA.
John also advises employers on managing the risk of successor, alter ego or single employer liability that might arise from corporate transactions or from the structure of an employer’s labor-management relations. In addition, he counsels employers on responding to audits by multiemployer benefit funds and resolving allegations of delinquent benefit contributions.