We are excited to announce that Mark DeBofsky, founder of DeBofsky Law, will be presenting at the “ERISA at 50: Employee Benefits At A Crossroads” conference. This event will take place on September 12 and 13, 2024, at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C. The conference is co-sponsored by the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and Boston College Law School.

Mr DeBofsky’s Presentation Title:  ERISA Litigation is a Hot Mess – What Can Be Done?

Mark DeBofsky’s presentation will address the unique civil procedures that have evolved in ERISA litigation over the past 50 years. Key issues include the prohibition of trials, denial of jury trials, restricted discovery, differing definitions of “substantial evidence,” and the creation of an ERISA-specific version of summary judgment. DeBofsky will argue for aligning ERISA procedures with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and highlight the need for Supreme Court intervention to resolve these issues.

For more details and to register, please visit ERISA at 50.

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