BOSTON, July 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marcia Wagner, the Managing Director of The Wagner Law Group, announces that Stephen Rosenberg, one of New England's premier ERISA and labor litigators, has joined the firm as Of Counsel. "Steve adds incredible depth and breadth to our ERISA litigation practice," says Ms. Wagner.
Mr. Rosenberg is an experienced ERISA and business disputes lawyer, with substantial expertise in ERISA litigation, ERISA governed benefit plans, fiduciary obligations, plan regulation, ESOPs, top-hat plans and class action law suits. He has litigated a wide range of denial of benefit, breach of fiduciary duty, and class action cases in state courts, federal district courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. Mr. Rosenberg's vast experience also includes representing company benefit plans, plan sponsors and employers. Mr. Rosenberg is a frequent contributor to national publications and has given speeches for a multitude of organizations. He is the author of the Boston ERISA and Insurance Litigation Blog, twice named a Top Law Blog by Lexis/Nexis.
Ms. Wagner also announces that David Gabor, formerly Of Counsel to the firm, has been named a Partner, effective August 1st. He will head the employment and labor law department, as well as the litigation department working closely with Mr. Rosenberg. "David is incredible with clients," begins Ms. Wagner. "He brings a complimentary set of extremely strong skills in employment law, human resources, counseling clients and litigation." A skilled negotiator and mediator as well as an employment and business attorney, Mr. Gabor represents clients in litigation, the negotiation and drafting of contracts, handling compliance issues, the creation of corporate infrastructure, the drafting of policies, training of employees and leading companies towards organizational excellence.
Mr. Rosenberg will be joined by his associate, Caroline Fiore, with whom he has had a multi-decade working relationship. Ms. Fiore is a commercial and regulatory lawyer with extensive experience in administrative law, commercial litigation, insurance, class action, Chapter 93A, employee benefits and ERISA disputes. She has in-depth experience working on class action and other cases involving breach of fiduciary duty and denial of benefit claims under ERISA, including under 401(k), employee stock ownership and disability plans.
Founded in 1996, The Wagner Law Group has three offices – Boston, San Francisco and the Miami area, serving clients in over 45 states and several foreign countries. The Wagner Law Group's 22 attorneys, a senior benefits consultant and three paralegals combine many years of experience in the specialty fields of practice with a variety of backgrounds. Six of the attorneys are AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell as having very high to preeminent legal abilities and ethical standards. Four attorneys have been named to the prestigious Super Lawyers lists, which highlight outstanding lawyers based on a multi-phased selection process.
CONTACT: For more information contact: Marcia Wagner Marcia@wagnerlawgroup.com (617) 357-5200
Source:The Wagner Law Group