BOSTON, Feb. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marcia Wagner, the Managing Director of the Wagner Law Group, announces that Thomas E. Clark, Jr., a renowned ERISA and employee benefits lawyer, has joined the firm. "We are fortunate to inaugurate 2015 with the addition of an exceptional ERISA and litigation attorney," says Ms. Wagner. "Tom is an important addition to our ERISA team of outstanding attorneys as we continue to build legal depth in the complicated ERISA arena, especially litigation."
Mr. Clark's expertise encompasses all aspects of employee benefits programs, including the design, implementation and compliance of retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and executive and incentive compensation arrangements. He has a robust practice assisting covered service providers in meeting their ERISA compliance needs. Mr. Clark is a well-seasoned litigator complementing the strong ERISA and employment litigation department, which will be expanding in 2015. Earlier in his career, he worked for the law firm of Schlichter, Bogard & Denton including on such landmark cases as Tibble v. Edison, which will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on February 24th.
Mr. Clark is Editor-in-Chief of the Fiduciary Matters Blog, a blog visited over 120,000 times since its first publication in March 2013. He teaches ERISA Fiduciary Law as an Adjunct Professor at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, his alma mater.
Ms. Wagner also announces the addition of Seth Gaudreau as an Associate in the firm's Boston office. Mr. Gaudreau focuses on ERISA and business litigation.
Ms. Wagner was recently named one of the top 100 most influential people in 401(k) industry by 401kWire for the eighth consecutive year, moving up to number 15 on the list. "It's very gratifying to be acknowledged for your hard work and to be validated that you're making a significant impact in your field," says Ms. Wagner regarding the recognition.
The Wagner Law Group has offices in Boston, San Francisco, Tampa and Palm Beach Gardens in Florida, and St. Louis, where Mr. Clark will be resident. The firm handles matters in ERISA and employee benefits; welfare and benefit plans; investment management; employment, labor and human resources; litigation; estate planning and administration; corporate law; tax and real estate in over 45 states and several foreign countries.
The Wagner Law Group's 23 attorneys, a senior benefits consultant and four paralegals combine many years of experience in the specialty fields of practice with a variety of backgrounds. Three attorneys are Fellows of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, five attorneys were selected for the Best in America list of lawyers, four attorneys were selected for the Massachusetts Super Lawyers list, two attorneys were selected for the New England's Best Lawyers lists and one attorney was selected for the Florida Super Lawyers List.
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Source:The Wagner Law Group