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Mark DeBofsky records new CLE video on ERISA claim appeals

Mark DeBofsky was recently invited by the National Academy of Legal Education to record a video on pre-litigation appeals of benefit denials in ERISA cases which are generally considered mandatory. Claim appeals are also often the key to success or failure in litigation, yet they are often given insufficient attention both by claimants and plan […]

Mark DeBofsky records new video, “ERISA for Dummies”

Mark DeBofsky recently joined the faculty of the National Academy for Continuing Legal Education and recorded a new course, “ERISA for Dummies,” accessible via the following link: The entire program may also be viewed here:    

Casciari to speak on preemption and ethics at ABA ERISA Basics

Marie E. Casciari will be speaking at the ABA JCEB ERISA Basics National Institute, presented virtually, from June 15-17, 2020 on the following two panels: “ERISA Preemption” and “ERISA Ethical Issues and Concerns.”  Additional program information can be found here:

DeBofsky to speak at AAJ Convention

Mark DeBofsky has been invited to speak at the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Annual Convention taking place July 11-14, 2020, in Washington, D.C.  DeBofsky will be speaking on developments in life, health, and disability insurance.  Visit for more information.

Mark DeBofsky profiled in Super Lawyers Magazine

Mark DeBofsky was recently profiled by Super Lawyers magazine in an article titled, “The Lawyer of Lost Causes and Bizarre Cases,” by Trevor Kupfer.  The article highlights DeBofsky’s advocacy in Laborers’ Pension Fund v. Miscevic, 880 F.3d 927 (7th Cir.), cert. denied sub nom. Miscevic v. Estate of M.M., 138 S. Ct. 2633, 201 L. […]

DeBofsky and Reynolds to speak at EBC Midwinter Meeting

Mark DeBofsky and William Reynolds will be speaking at the American Bar Association Employee Benefits Committee Midwinter Meeting in Rancho Mirage, California on February 6, 2020. William Reynolds: TOP TEN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS TOPICS OF 2019 (Thursday, 2/6 at 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.) The mile-high view of what happened last year in the benefits world. […]