Byrne J. Decker - Pierce Atwood LLP

Byrne J. Decker

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011
Phone: 207-791-1152

Byrne J. Decker, partner at Pierce Atwood LLP, has a national practice in employee benefits/ERISA litigation. He defends benefits cases in both ERISA and non-ERISA contexts, including in particular, complex benefits cases and class actions. Byrne has appeared in district courts in virtually every federal judicial circuit and also has an active appellate practice with respect to benefits issues. In addition to defending appeals in several Circuit Courts of Appeals and State Supreme Courts, he has authored several briefs and petitions to the United States Supreme Court, including amicus curiae briefs in important ERISA cases such as Black & Decker v. Nord and Yates v. Hendon.

Washington College of Law, American UniversityJ.D.
Defense Research Institute DRI Life, Health, Disability, ERISA Litigation Committee

Office Location

Merrill's Wharf
254 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants of the Portland-ME Metro Area
Byrne J. Decker has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - ERISA
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Other Information

Gender: Male