Lars Golumbic > Groom Law Group, Chartered > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Groom Law Group, Chartered
United States




Lars Golumbic serves as the co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice. His ERISA litigation practice includes the defense of “excessive fee” and ESOP class actions brought against plan sponsors, fiduciaries, and service providers. Lars also represents health plan sponsors and health insurers in actions brought under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act.  Additionally, Lars defends plan trustees, fiduciaries, companies and their board members, and service providers in Department of Labor investigations and enforcement proceedings instituted by the federal agency. He has appeared in dozens of federal courts across the country as part of his active ERISA litigation practice.

While the focus of Lars’ national practice is in ERISA litigation, Lars also represents plan fiduciaries and other stakeholders in matters concerning plan funding, restructuring, withdrawal liability, and plan termination.

Lars serves as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.


  • Clerk, The Honorable Robert G. Doumar, U.S. District Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia


  • Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • Subcommittee Co-Chair, Multiemployer Withdrawal Liability Section, Employee Benefits Committee, American Bar Association
  • Senior Editor, American Bar Association’s Employee Benefits Law Treatise, Chapter 17, Multiemployer Plan Withdrawal Liability
  • Member, Legislative & Regulatory Committee, The ESOP Association


University of Pennsylvania Law School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Northwestern University
B.A., Phi Beta Kappa

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > ERISA litigation

(Leading lawyers)

Lars Golumbic – Groom Law Group, Chartered

Groom Law Group, Chartered maintains its market-leading position, bolstered by a large team of specialists and offering particular expertise in ERISA class actions. The Washington DC-based group is notable for defending a number of major companies and has successfully diversified its client portfolio beyond the financial services sector to represent some of the country’s main health insurances. They also continue to advise on ESOP-related lawsuits, class action litigation relating to COBRA notices, and investigations involving the Affordable Care Act and Mental Health Parity Act. With a balanced litigation and advisory practice, Lars Golumbic co-chairs the litigation practice group alongside experienced litigator William Delany. Michael Prame combines his actuarial expertise and trial experience to advise clients on defined benefit plans and financial issues brought by the PBGC. Sean Abouchedid is notable for advising major retailers, television providers and healthcare systems, whereas Sarah Adams focuses on class actions, ESOP litigation and DOL investigations. Edward Meehan is an expert in complex commercial litigation, government investigations, and class actions. Mark Nielsen serves on the firm’s executive committee and works on the full gamut of litigation before state and federal courts. Samuel Levin and Andrew Salek-Raham are other key names in the firm.