Eric G. Serron

Eric G. Serron is a partner in Steptoe's Washington office with more than 25 years of experience in the employee benefits area. He focuses particularly on ERISA litigation and fiduciary responsibility issues.

Mr. Serron regularly provides advice and counsel to clients regarding their obligations under Title I of ERISA, including compliance with ERISA's fiduciary responsibility provisions and prohibited transaction rules. He has extensive experience litigating cases involving alleged breaches of fiduciary duty in the management or administration of defined contribution plans (including 401(k) plans, profit sharing plans, and ESOPs), defined benefit plans, and welfare plans. He has also represented clients in cases raising questions of ERISA preemption of state law.

Prior to joining Steptoe, Mr. Serron served as a trial attorney in the Plan Benefits Security Division of the Office of the Solicitor, US Department of Labor. In that capacity, he was responsible for representing the Secretary of Labor in complex fiduciary breach cases under ERISA at both the trial and appellate levels.

Mr. Serron is currently an adjunct professor in the LLM program at Georgetown Law, where he teaches "ERISA: The Fiduciary Provisions." He also speaks frequently on employee benefits matters.

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Areas of Practice 1) ERISA, 2) Labor & Employment, 3) ERISA/Employee Benefits/Litigation/Executive Compensation and 4) Litigation
Law School University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., 1984)
Education University of Wisconsin - Madison (M.A.,1983); University of Wisconsin - Madison (B.A., 1979)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia
Most recent firm Steptoe & Johnson
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