Marie E. Casciari will be speaking at the ABA JCEB ERISA Basics National Institute, presented virtually, from October 26-28, 2021. The program provides the opportunity to brush up on ERISA basics or give new attorneys a comprehensive introduction to the complex world of ERISA and employee benefits law.

Marie E. Casciari will be presenting on the following two panels: “Benefit Claims – Part I: Administrative Procedures” and “Benefit Claims – Part II: Litigation Overview.

Please mark your calendar and stay tuned for event registration information.

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