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Jeremy P. Blumenfeld

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Jeremy Blumenfeld is a partner in the labor and employment practice at Morgan Lewis where he represents defendants on a range of employee benefit litigation matters, including numerous Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) class actions. Co-chair of the firm’s ERISA litigation practice, Jeremy's experience includes defending class action claims challenging the administration of 401(k) savings plans, stock drop litigation involving 401(k) savings plans, cash balance and other defined benefit plans, and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and traditional severance pay plans. He also counsels clients on litigation and risk avoidance. For more information, view his bio at


Jeremy often speaks to a variety of audiences on employee benefits topics and ERISA litigation.


University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1997; University of Pennsylvania, B.S.E., 1994

United States: Labor and employment

ERISA litigation

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Jeremy Blumenfeld - Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Within: ERISA litigation

Not just ‘extremely knowledgeable, but also very responsive and good at thinking outside of the box’, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is ‘simply the best’, according to one client. The ‘easy-to-work-with’ Brian Ortelere sits in the Philadelphia office and recently defended the University of Pennsylvania in a class action challenging the investment options offered by its 403(b) plan on the grounds of alleged breach of fiduciary duties. Chicago-based Sari Alamuddin and Melissa Hill in New York also worked with private universities in respective fiduciary putative class actions. On the health benefits front, Washington DC-based senior counsel Christopher Weals advised on the issue of vested right to lifetime retiree medical benefits. Jeremy Blumenfeld and Deborah Davidson are names to note in Philadelphia and Chicago respectively; they have recently represented clients in class actions involving allegations of breach of fiduciary duty, prohibited transactions and denial of lifetime vested retiree healthcare benefits. Clients also recommend Christopher Boran, who sits in Chicago.

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