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Steptoe & Johnson LLP

1330 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, WASHINGTON DC 20036, USA
Tel:
Work +1 202 429 3900
Fax:
Fax +1 202 429 3902
Email:
Web:
www.steptoe.com

Paul J. Ondrasik Jr.

Tel:
Work 202 429 8088
Email:
Web:
www.steptoe.com/en/
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

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Employment Advice & Litigation, ERISA / Employee Benefits / Litigation / Executive Compensation, Labor & Employment

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Partner

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Full Lawyer profile available at http://www.steptoe.com/professionals-Paul_Ondrasik.html.


United States: Labor and employment

ERISA litigation

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Paul Ondrasik - Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Within: ERISA litigation

Steptoe & Johnson LLP’s Washington DC-based team has handles significant 401(k) excessive fee, fiduciary breach and stock drop litigation cases, as well as DOL investigations for clients such as BP, American Express, Bear Stearns and Honda. Ongoing big-ticket cases include defending Express Scripts against a class action alleging breaches of contract, prohibited transaction rules, RICO laws and ACA compliance; Paul Ondrasik, Eric Serron and Gwendolyn Renigar are involved in that matter. Sara Pikofsky, who recently joined from Jones Day, is part of the team representing the National Indemnity Company in a stock-drop litigation class action. Additionally, Pikofsky is defending Macy’s against ERISA fiduciary breach claims forwarded by the Secretary of Labor. The team also represented Republic Services in a class action arising from alleged losses in its ESOP arrangement.

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Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design

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Paul Ondrasik - Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Within: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design

Steptoe & Johnson LLP’s full-service employee benefits and executive compensation team boasts a client base comprising plan sponsors and fiduciaries such as banking institutions, broker-dealers, insurers, trade associations and investment entities. Key individuals include practice head Paul Ondrasik, and Melanie Nussdorf, who has particular expertise in ERISA fiduciary mandates including prohibited transactions and DOL corrections. Nussdorf and Eric Serron handled a number of plan compliance corrections in response to DOL investigations, and Ondrasik and Edward Mackiewicz are providing broad legal advice to numerous health and welfare funds. Notable clients include Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. Patrick Menasco left the firm for Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP and William Bortz joined as senior counsel from the US Treasury Department. The team is based in Washington DC.

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