BOSTON, April 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marcia Wagner, the Managing Director of The Wagner Law Group, widely recognized as the country’s top ERISA and employee benefits law firm, today announced that Thomas E. Clark Jr., one of the firm’s outstanding ERISA attorneys, has been appointed as a partner. “Tom is considered one of the country’s foremost ERISA experts, with unique experience previously representing plan participants in leading ERISA fiduciary breach cases including Tibble v. Edison. This experience, combined with his deep technical ERISA knowledge, has made Tom well known in the industry for providing truly innovative analysis and advice to minimize fiduciary exposure. Tom has contributed significantly to the growth of our firm – we are honored to name him a partner,” says Ms. Wagner.
Mr. Clark leads the firm’s St. Louis office and his expertise encompasses all aspects of employee benefits programs, including the design, implementation and compliance of retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and executive and incentive compensation arrangements. He also has a robust practice assisting covered service providers in meeting their ERISA compliance needs. Mr. Clark’s vast litigation experience complements the firm’s strong and growing ERISA and employment litigation department and has included work on landmark ERISA cases involving complicated ERISA fiduciary duty issues. He has been quoted extensively as an ERISA and employee benefits expert by outlets such as Reuters, the Associated Press, Bloomberg, and Forbes. Mr. Clark also teaches ERISA fiduciary law as an Adjunct Professor at The Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, his alma mater. He is also a co-author of the forthcoming Second Edition of ERISA: Principles of Employee Benefits Law, the only treatise of its kind that provides an overview of the regulation of employee benefit plans by highlighting the central principles and competing policies of employee benefits law in a compact and accessible format for a broad audience of readers.
The Wagner Law Group:
For more than two decades, The Wagner Law Group has been dedicated to the highest standards of integrity, excellence and thought leadership and is considered to be amongst the nation’s most exceptional ERISA and employee benefits law firms. The firm’s six offices, located in Boston, Washington D.C., St. Louis, Palm Beach Gardens, San Francisco and Tampa, provide unparalleled legal advice to its clients, including large, small and nonprofit corporations as well as individuals and government entities, in over 45 states and several foreign countries. Its 27 attorneys combine many years of experience with a variety of backgrounds. Seven of the attorneys are AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell as having very high to preeminent legal abilities and ethical standards. Six of the firm’s attorneys are Fellows of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, an invitation-only organization of nationally recognized employee benefits lawyers.
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