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The DOL and ESOPs
(Concurrent Sessions 3)
Wednesday, October 3 :: 11:25–12:10
What does the DOL expect from an ESOP, what are its hot-button issues, and how can
you make sure you work well with it?
Eliot T. Burriss
McDermott Will & Emery, LLP
Eliot (Eli), is a partner in McDermott Will & Emery's litigation practice group. For nearly 15 years, Eli has litigated complex commercial disputes throughout the U.S., serving as counsel to global clients in all aspects of litigation. Recently he has had a particular emphasis on representing health care and life sciences companies, as well as a variety of organizations in antitrust, ERISA and other significant matters. Eli has tried state and federal antitrust claims and government investigations, as well as claims of unfair competition, ERISA, breach of fiduciary duty, deceptive trade practices, trademark violation, breach of contract, vicarious liability, products liability and tortious interference with contractual relationships.
J. Christian Nemeth
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Chris provides legal counsel on complex commercial litigation and government investigations, including ERISA matters, financial and banking cases, business torts and breach of contract actions. Chris is the co-chair of McDermott Will & Emery, LLP's ERISA Litigation group and works closely with the Firm's Employee Benefits department on all types of Litigation matters, Department of Labor investigations and similar issues. Chris represents clients in courts at the state and federal levels across the country, and has successfully tried cases involving a wide range of matters. He also arbitrates cases in domestic and international forums.