Keller Rohrback Publications

  • Ron Kilgard, ACI 12th National Forum on ERISA Litigation, San Francisco, CA, June, 2016 (Church Plan Litigation and the Kaplan Decision) (upcoming).
  • Erin M. Riley, ACI 11th National Forum on ERISA Litigation, Chicago, IL, 2016 (The Supreme Court Roundup: Montanile, Gobeille, Spokeo, Gomez and More).
  • Jacob Richards, Joint Committee on Employee Benefits Government Invitational, Baltimore, MD, 2016 (Transgender Benefits – What Needs to Be Provided and Current Developments).
  • Erin M. Riley and Jeffrey Lewis, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Employee Benefits Committee – Mid-Winter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2016 (Mock Mediation).
  • Gretchen S. Obrist, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Employee Benefits Committee – Mid-Winter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2016 (Will Class Actions Live After This Supreme Court Term?).
  • Jacob Richards, ABA Employee Benefits Committee – Mid-Winter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2016 (ACA’s Expansive Nondiscrimination Provision and Transgender Benefits).
  • Brief for the Pension Rights Center as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioner, Pundt v. Verizon Communications, Inc., No. 15-785 (U.S. Jan. 21, 2016).
  • Ron Kilgard, ACI 10th National Forum on ERISA Litigation, New York, NY, 2015 (New Developments in Church Plan Litigation).
  • Lynn L. Sarko, ACI 9th National Forum on ERISA Litigation, Chicago, IL, 2015 (New Developments in Church Plan Litigation).
  • Jacob Richards,“Sex Discrimination and Transgender Healthcare Coverage,” ABA Employee Benefits Committee Newsletter, 2015.
  • Brief for AARP and National Employment Lawyers Association as Amicus Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees, Whitley v. BP, P.L.C., No. 15-20282 (5th Cir. Oct. 28, 2015).
  • Brief for The Pension Rights Center as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondent, Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339 (U.S. Sept. 4, 2015).
  • Derek Loeser, Fiduciary Challenges in a Low Return Environment, Seattle, WA, Dec., 2014.
  • Brief for Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of the Petitioners, Tibble v. Edison International, No. 13-550 (U.S. Dec. 9, 2014).
  • Erin M. Riley and Gretchen S. Obrist, Contributors, “Attorneys Reflect on 40 Years of ERISA’s Biggest Court Rulings” Pension & Benefits Daily, Bloomberg BNA, discussing CIGNA Corp. v. Amara, 131 S.Ct. 1866, 50 EBC 2569 (U.S. 2011) (95 PBD, 5/17/11; 38 BPR 990, 5/24/11) (BNA Sept. 9, 2014) (www.bna.com).
  • Erin M. Riley and Gretchen S. Obrist, “The Impact of Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer: Finally, a Court Gets it Right!” Pension & Benefits Daily, Bloomberg BNA (154 PBD, Aug. 11, 2014; 41 BPR 1658, 8/12/2014) (www.bna.com).
  • Laura R. Gerber, ACI 8th National Forum on ERISA Litigation, New York, NY, 2014 (New Trends in Church Plan Litigation).
  • Gretchen S. Obrist, ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits – 24th Annual National Institute on ERISA Litigation, Chicago, IL, 2014 (Fiduciary Litigation: Disclosure & Investment; Ethical Considerations in ERISA Litigation).
  • Brief for Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of the Respondents, Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, No. 12-751 (U.S. Mar. 5, 2014).
  • Gretchen S. Obrist and Erin M. Riley, Western Pension & Benefits Council – 2014 Spring Seminar, Seattle, WA, 2014 (What’s New in Fiduciary Litigation?).
  • Gretchen S. Obrist, “Class of Plans’ Actions Could Be Next Wave of ERISA Litigation, Gretchen Obrist Says,” ERISA Litigation Tracker: Litigator Q&A, Bloomberg BNA (June 19, 2013). (www.bna.com).
  • Gretchen S. Obrist, “ERISA Fee Litigation: Overview of Developments in 2012 and What to Expect in 2013,” Benefits Practitioners’ Strategy Guide, Bloomberg BNA (Mar. 26, 2013).
  • Gretchen S. Obrist, “ERISA Fee Litigation: The Impact of New Disclosure Rules, and What’s Next in Pending Cases,” Pension & Benefits Daily, Bloomberg BNA (Feb. 21, 2013).
  • Gretchen S. Obrist, ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits – 23rd Annual National Institute on ERISA Litigation, Chicago, IL, 2013 (Fiduciary Litigation Part 1: Disclosure & Investment; Fiduciary Litigation Part 2: Cutting Edge Issues).
  • Gretchen S. Obrist, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Employee Benefits Committee – Mid-Winter Meeting, Charleston, SC, 2013 (ERISA 408(b)(2) and 404(a) Disclosures and the Ongoing Fee Litigation).
  • Gretchen S. Obrist, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Employee Benefits Committee – Mid-Winter Meeting, Savannah, GA, 2011 (Update on ERISA Fee Litigation and the Impact of the Regulations).