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Lars Golumbic

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Groom Law Group

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Litigation, Plan Funding and Restructuring

Position

Lars Golumbic is a principal and chair of Groom's litigation practice group.  Mr. Golumbic's national ERISA litigation practice focuses on fiduciary-based claims, including employer 401k “stock drop” and “excessive fee” claims, and claims involving ESOPs.   He represents numerous religiously affiliated healthcare systems in matters challenging the “church plan” status of the plans sponsored by those systems.  He represents and defends plan trustees, fiduciaries, companies and their board members, and service providers in investigations opened by the Department of Labor and in enforcement proceedings instituted by the agency.  He has appeared in dozens of federal courts across the country as part of his active ERISA litigation practice.

For more information, please visit Mr. Golumbic's bio at: http://www.groom.com/attorneys-Lars-Golumbic.html.

Career

Judicial Clerk, Honorable Robert G Doumar, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1998-99.

Member

Bar Association of the District of Columbia; Subcommittee Co-Chair, Multiemployer Withdrawal Liability Section, Employee Benefits Committee, American Bar Association; The ESOP Association.

Education

JD, University of Pennsylvania, 1998; MA, University of North Carolina, 1994; BA, Phi Beta Kappa, Northwestern University, 1990.


United States: Labor and employment

ERISA litigation

Within: ERISA litigation

Groom Law Group’s Washington DC-based ERISA litigation team is involved in class actions and other complex litigation involving plan sponsors, financial services firms, investment managers, actuaries and other service providers. The ‘utterly unflappable, confident and knowledgeable’ Lars Golumbic heads the practice group, which also includes Michael Prame, who is rated for his ‘substantial knowledge in the field and ability to understand the bigger picture’. Sarah Adams and Mark Nielsen are defending Financial Engines and a number of welfare plan trustees in breach of fiduciary duty class action suits, while a team including Edward Meehan and associate Samuel Levin represented a multi-employer pension fund in a withdrawal liability arbitration valued in excess of $100m. The team is also noted for its ESOP litigation expertise.

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