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Medora Marisseau to Speak on ERISA Litigation

Shareholder Medora Marisseau will participate as a panelist in the CLE webinar “ERISA Denial of Benefits Litigation: Avoiding Procedural and Substantive Landmines.” This webinar will be held live on May 5 at 10:00am PDT. It will provide counsel with best practices for defending benefit denial litigation, offering guidance to navigating key issues, including discovery practices, standards of review, deference accorded to the administrator’s decision, attorneys’ fees and preemption. The panel will also discuss key case law developments in benefits litigation. Two other attorneys will join Ms. Marisseau in speaking: Byrne Decker of Pierce Atwood and Nancy Pridgen of Monnolly Pridgen. To learn more about this webinar or to register, click here.

Ms. Marisseau provides employment, ERISA and employee benefits advice and litigation services to large and small companies throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. She has more than 20 years of experience assisting clients with investigating and defending claims for discrimination, civil rights, wage and hour violations, disability accommodation, retaliation, and wrongful discharge, and assisting clients with non-compete agreements and trade secret violation litigation. She counsels employers on all aspects of policies, procedures and training, offering creative and practical business solutions for avoiding disputes and claims by employees. A substantial part of Ms. Marisseau’s practice is devoted to assisting clients with ERISA benefit and fiduciary liability issues.

Karr Tuttle Campbell is a full-service law firm based in Seattle. We are committed to the cost-effective and aggressive management of clients’ business assets. We are one of the oldest law firms in the area, having served the Northwest since 1904. More information about the firm can be obtained through Jessica Hales, (206) 224-8146, or by visiting the firm’s website at www.karrtuttle.com.