ERISA Expert Witnesses
What is an ERISA expert witness?
ERISA expert witness candidates typically have years of experience in employee benefit plans, human resources, employment law, and/or investment management. Expert witnesses would have expertise in tax and labor law, pension plans in private industry, and employer-provided health insurance plans.
What types of cases require an ERISA expert witness?
ERISA expert witnesses can provide invaluable support for cases involving employee benefits, financial planning, benefit claims and appeals, and human resource issues. Cases may be civil, criminal, or class-action and require not only expertise but the ability to communicate findings for ease of understanding.
ERISA expert witness case examples
Representative matters for which Cahn Litigation Services has searched for expert witnesses have included:
- a New York manufacturing company retirement plan,
- employee stock ownership,
- joint-and-survivor annuity,
- pension services,
- ERISA attorney professional malpractice,
- vocational rehabilitation plan participants,
- New Jersey district court workers compensation, and
- employer fiduciary liability.
What litigation support work might an ERISA expert witness be expected to perform?
ERISA litigation support services could include fraud investigations, depositions, research and authoring expert reports, and/or expert testimony in court. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request an expert with prior expert witness testimony experience.
The firm has an earned reputation for providing candidates that possess the right balance of expertise and testimony to support each unique project and its nuances. Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for an ERISA expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
Cahn Litigation Services knows ERISA expert witnesses that are available for litigation support. Because all of our expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences, attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.