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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

1701 MARKET STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103-2921, USA
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Work +1 215 963 5000
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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Azeez Hayne, Philadelphia, USA

Azeez Hayne

Tel:
Work 215 963 5426
Email:
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Work Department

Labor & Employment.

Position

Azeez Hayne is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Mr. Hayne's practice focuses primarily on defending ERISA and systemic discrimination class actions. This practice includes representing ERISA plan sponsors and fiduciaries in litigating class and single plaintiff cases. He has litigated, including through trial, ERISA class action breach of fiduciary duty, benefits, and other statutory claims such as 401(k) fee and investment prudence claims, defined benefit anti-cutback claims, retiree medical claims, and retirement, disability, health, and life insurance benefit claims. In addition, Mr. Hayne represents employers in litigating class and single plaintiff discrimination claims, including race and gender discrimination class actions, age and disability discrimination claims, and FMLA suits. For more information, view Mr. Hayne’s biography at www.morganlewis.com/bios/ahayne.

Member

Chair of the Courts & Litigation Sub-Committee of the Public Policy Committee of the Defined Contribution Institutional Investor Association; Former Co-Chair, Hot Topics Sub-Committee of the Employment and Labor Relations Committee, American Bar Association Section of Litigation; Fellow, American Bar Foundation; Member, American Bar Association; Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Education

University of Virginia School of Law, 2001, J.D.; Swarthmore College, 1998, B.A.

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