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Proskauer Rose LLP
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036-8299
United States
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Work Department

Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation


Myron D. Rumeld has over thirty-five years of experience handling all aspects of ERISA litigation at both the trial and appellate level. His broad experience includes numerous representations of 401(k) plan fiduciaries defending class action employer stock and excessive fee claims, and representations of large multiemployer pension and health fund trustees in the defense of a large assortment of fiduciary breach lawsuits. He has defended class action suits against Charles Schwab, Barnabas Health, Inc., Neuberger Berman, and the American Federation of Musicians Pension Fund, among many other clients; and he has tried cases for The Renco Group and Foot Locker, Inc., among others.

Myron is presently co-chair of Proskauer’s ERISA Litigation Group.  He previously served as co-chair of Proskauer’s nationally renowned Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group. He also served as the past co-chairman of the Board of Editors for the American Bar Association publication, Employee Benefits Law (BBNA).

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > ERISA litigation

(Hall of Fame)

Myron RumeldProskauer Rose LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP is nationally renowned for its employee benefits and executive compensation offering, spread across six offices in the US, of which its ERISA litigation team is a key component. This team has experience in litigating employee benefits issues that its clients face, and has prevailed in many landmark decisions. The team has been sought out to write amicus briefs on key issues before the Supreme Court and Appellate Courts. Acting as full-service ERISA counsel to an extensive client list, its lawyers are also sought out specifically to handle high-stakes ERISA litigation by new clients. The firm is led by New York-based partners Myron Rumeld and Russell Hirschhorn.

United States > Dispute resolution > Appellate: courts of appeals / Appellate: supreme courts (states and federal)

Proskauer Rose LLP‘s appellate team handles a diverse mix of work, with notable experience in bankruptcy, sports, IP and ERISA-related cases. Among its most high-profile files, the team continues to represent the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico in appeals arising from the restructuring of Puerto Rico’s public debt — the largest municipal restructuring in US history. New York-based Mark Harris advises on both civil and criminal cases at the trial and appellate levels and co-chairs the group alongside Boston-based John Roberts; together they co-lead the department’s involvement in the Puerto Rico restructuring. New York-based Myron Rumeld is recommended for his strong record in ERISA litigation.