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Pension Lawsuit Puts Court Choice Test Back Before High Court

May 28, 2019 Media Mentions

Attorney Christopher Lockman was quoted in the Bloomberg Law article entitled, "Pension Lawsuit Puts Court Choice Test Back Before High Court," published on May 28, 2019. Within the article, which highlights Robertson v. U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pa., U.S., No. 18-1341 and whether forum selection provisions in employee benefits plans are enforceable under ERISA, Christopher explains, "one of the major goals of ERISA is to advance uniformity and predictability in plan administration."

Read the full article on Bloomberg Law.

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