Michael Prame > Groom Law Group, Chartered > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Groom Law Group, Chartered
United States




Mike Prame represents benefit plan fiduciaries, financial institutions, health insurers, investment managers, recordkeepers, and other service providers to benefit plans in class actions and complex litigation matters. Within his litigation practice, Mike also represents service providers and plan sponsors in Department of Labor investigations and enforcement matters.

In addition to his litigation practice, Mike focuses on matters involving the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), including pension plan funding issues, distress or involuntary plan terminations, as well as benefit issues arising in corporate transactions and bankruptcy.

Mike served as Groom’s managing partner from 2016 – 2021 and is a former member of Groom’s Executive Committee. He previously chaired the firm’s Litigation Practice.


Georgetown University Law Center
Le Moyne College
B.A., summa cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > ERISA litigation

(Hall of Fame)

Michael PrameGroom Law Group, Chartered

Groom Law Group, Chartered focuses its attention on the defense of ERISA class actions, including those relating to breach of fiduciary duties, 401(k) excessive fee and investment strategy, employer stock, defined pension plans, actuarial equivalence. The practice is led by Lars Golumbic and William Delany: Golombic is well-regarded for his involvement in class actions involving plan sponsors and fiduciaries and service providers as well as DOL investigations and enforcement matters, while Delany shares this focus along with Michael Prame, advising on ERISA class actions regarding plan administration, stock drops and fiduciary duties. Mark Nielsen has represented insurance companies and health plan sponsors in cases relating to fiduciary duties and defective COBRA notices and Sarah Adams concentrates on class actions and government investigations, litigating on behalf of plan sponsors, fiduciaries facing allegations of ERISA violations, focusing on ESOPs, imprudent investment, actuarial malpractice and church plan putative class actions. Samuel Levin and Edward Meehan are also key contacts within the practice. All named lawyers are based in Washington DC.