Gary Howell focuses his practice in ERISA fiduciary matters, tax-qualified retirement plans and ERISA litigation. A significant portion of Mr. Howell's practice involves advising plans and investment managers on compliance with ERISA in managing plan assets, and heworks closely with other members of the firm to counsel plans and institutional clients on matters that involve both ERISA and federal and state insurance, securities and banking law.
In ERISA litigation matters, Mr. Howell has represented fiduciaries, plans and plan sponsors in class actions and individual suits involving claims for breaches of fiduciary duty, ERISA statutory violations, and benefit claims. He has also written amicus
briefs in two U.S. Supreme Court ERISA preemption cases.