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  • Description

    Designed to provide an overview of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), this CLE course will explain the act, what it includes and excludes and how it differs from other types of civil ligation. The course will also cover preemption issues, the ERISA “savings” clause and how ERISA remedies work. The impact of ERISA on other areas of practice will also be discussed.

  • Instructor Bio

    Mark DeBofsky

    Mark D. DeBofsky is the founding member of the law firm of DeBofsky Sherman Casciari Reynolds P.C. in Chicago, IL. He concentrates his practice in the representation of claimants and plaintiffs in employee benefit claim dispute involving disability insurance, life, health, retirement, long-term care, other employment and employee benefit-related matters. In addition to his full-time practice, Mark DeBofsky has also served as an adjunct professor at the John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois since 2000, and has been a regular columnist for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin since 2003, a columnist with Law360 since 2020, as well as editor and publisher since 2001 of the Disability E-News Alert, a monthly newsletter analyzing recent developments in the area of disability insurance and related issues.

    DeBofsky has authored numerous journal articles and regularly speaks at legal symposia sponsored by national, state-wide, and local legal organizations such as the American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, American Conference Institute, Illinois and Chicago Bar Associations, and the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

    DeBofsky has been recognized by his peers by being named one of the Top 100 Lawyers in the State of Illinois by SuperLawyers; and he has been recognized by the Leading Lawyers Network and the Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

    Mark DeBofsky is a 1977 graduate of the University of Michigan and a 1980 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law. He has been admitted to practice law in the States of Illinois and Hawaii, and by the United States Supreme Court, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Eleventh, and Federal Circuits, as well as numerous federal district courts.