Los Angeles, California 90067
Ms. Grove, a partner in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department of the Los Angeles office, has more than 14 years of experience as an ERISA attorney. Ms. Grove’s practice focuses on multiemployer pension and benefit plans, and includes the areas of fiduciary responsibility, benefit claims, prohibited transactions, agreements with third-party providers, and withdrawal liability and merger and spinoff issues. She is responsible for negotiating investment management agreements for separate accounts and group trusts. Ms. Grove also routinely reviews private equity and hedge fund limited partnership agreements and related documentation, and negotiates side letters that contain provisions that afford greater protection to the ERISA plans she represents. She also has experience with advising employers on the topics of COBRA, health care reform, the Pension Protection Act and domestic partner issues. Ms. Grove is the co-author of several articles published in the International Foundation Benefits & Compensation Digest, includingA Plan Sponsor’s Guide for Collecting Withdrawal Liability (July 2010), Merging Multiemployer Health and Welfare Funds: A Practical Guide (December 2008), Investing Pension Assets in Alternative Investments (August 2007), and What to Do With Post-Death QDROs (September 2006).
|Areas of Practice||1) Retirement Plans, 2) Multiemployer Plans, 3) Labor & Employment, 4) Health & Welfare Benefit Plans, 5) ERISA & Employee Benefits Litigation, 6) Equity & Executive Compensation and 7) Employee Benefits Administrative Service Center|
|Law School||UC Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 1998)|
|Education||Pomona College (B.S.,1995)|
|Bar Member / Association||California State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Seyfarth Shaw LLP|
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