February 18 Chapter Meeting

  • 18 Feb 2014
  • Breakfast in Bellevue, Luncheon in Seattle


Registration is closed

ERISA and the Supremes (and other less vocal groups)

  • Should you be amending you Plan documents due to the Supreme Court's recent decision in Heimeshoff, upholding shorter plan limitation periods?

  • Is your welfare plan document enforceable after the Supreme Court's decision in Amara?

  • Have you examined your Plan's subrogation provisions after the Supreme Court's decision in McCutchen?

  • Should you be increasing your fiduciary liability insurance after the Sixth Circuit's decision in Rochow?

  • Should you change the way your Committee communicates with its attorney after the Ninth Circuit's opinion in Stephan?

The effect of recent court decisions on Plan design and administration will be discussed by Joseph Hoag of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. Please join us.

Joseph P. Hoag is an attorney at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. Joseph received his JD from Harvard Law School, and prior to joining Davis Wright, he worked for the U.S. Department of Justice and clerked for the Washington State Supreme Court. His areas of practice include ERISA and employment litigation. He has successfully represented clients in single-plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and class action cases at all stages of litigation, including alternative dispute resolution, dispositive motions, and trial. He is also the proud father of three children, all of whom regularly test his oral argument skills.

February 18 Chapter Meeting

Online registration closes February 16.
Register by phone until noon on February 17 at 206-623-8632.
No refunds after February 14.
Members must log in to get the member rate.
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Bellevue Breakfast - Daniel's Broiler

Located in the Bank of America building
10500 N.E. 8th, 21st Floor, Bellevue, WA 98004

The underground parking garage is shared with the Hyatt.
Once in the garage look for the 'Bank of America' elevators.
Take garage elevator to the Bank of America lobby.
Switch to a building elevator to go to 21st floor.
Building elevators are locked until 7 AM.

7:15-7:30 AM  Sign in
7:30-7:40 AM  Breakfast is served
7:40-8:00 AM  Announcements
8:00-9:00 AM  Program

$30 Members online; $40 at the door
$40 Non-members online; $50 at the door

Seattle Luncheon - Sheraton Seattle Hotel

1400 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

11:15 AM-11:30 AM  Registration
11:30 AM-11:45 AM  Lunch is served
11:45 AM-12:00 PM  Announcements
12:00 PM-  1:00 PM  Program

$45 Members online; $60 at the door
$60 Non-members online; $75 at the door

Western Pension & Benefits Council • Seattle Chapter
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