Lawdragon’s Guide to The Most Powerful Employment Lawyers also features 20 top practitioners in the area of Employee Benefits and ERISA, presented below.

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Name Law Firm City
James D.C. Barrall Latham Los Angeles
Gregory C. Braden Morgan Lewis Washington
Gregory K. Brown Holland & Knight Chicago
Steven G. Eckhaus Cadwalader New York
Stephen W. Fackler Gibson Dunn Palo Alton, Calif.
Robert C. Fleder Paul Weiss New York
Gary M. Ford Groom Law Group, Charted Washington
Thomas S. Gigot Groom Law Group, Charted Washington
Paul M. Hamburger Proskauer Washington
Eric W. Hilfers Cravath New York
Charles C. Jackson Morgan Lewis Chicago
John F. McGuiness Groom Law Group, Chartered 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 & Burling Washington
Charles R. Smith K&L Gates Pittsburgh
René E. Thorne Jackson Lewis New Orleans