Lawdragon's Guide to World-Class Employment Lawyers also features 20 top practitioners in the area of Employee Benefits and ERISA, presented below.

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Name Organization Location
James D. C. Barrall Latham & Watkins Los Angeles
Gregory C. Braden Morgan Lewis Washington
Gregory K. Brown Katten Chicago
Steven G. Eckhaus Katten New York
Stephen W. Fackler Gibson Dunn Palo Alto, Calif.
Gary M. Ford Groom Washington
Thomas S. Gigot Groom Washington
Paul M. Hamburger Proskauer Washington
Eric W. Hilfers Cravath New York
Charles C. Jackson Morgan Lewis Chicago
Jeffrey Kohn O’Melveny New York
Amy N. Moore Covington Washington
Paul J. Ondrasik Jr. Steptoe Washington
Nicholas J. Pappas Weil New York
Andrea S. Rattner Proskauer New York
Myron D. Rumeld Proskauer New York
Howard Shapiro Proskauer New Orleans
Richard C. Shea Covington Washington
Charles R. Smith K&L Gates Pittsburgh
Joseph J. Torres Winston & Strawn Chicago