Employee Benefits Law, Third Edition, with 2015 Cumulative Supplement

This treatise offers detailed, annotated coverage of Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Titles I and IV, rules of tax qualification, deductibility, and other key tax issues, preemption with regard to ERISA and medical malpractice and related claims, benefit claims with regard to evidentiary issues and abuse of discretion in denials, interplay with related legal areas, and effects of sexual orientation and veteran status on benefits.

Jeffrey Lewis
Senior Editor
Myron D. Rumeld
Senior Editor
Ivelisse Berio LeBeau
Senior Editor / Supplement Editor-in-Chief


Employee Benefits Law, Third Edition offers detailed, annotated coverage of ERISA Titles I and IV; rules of tax qualification, deductibility and other key tax issues; preemption; benefit claims; interplay with related legal areas; and effects of sexual orientation and veteran status on benefits. The treatise examines key Supreme Court decisions, the Affordable Care Act, and the wide range of benefits issues relating to employment.

Supplement Information  

The 2015 Cumulative Supplement includes:

  • Discussion of the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 including its effect on multiemployer defined benefit plan funding requirements, new standards allowing for benefit cutbacks for deeply troubled plans, and disclosure and notice obligations
  • Updated discussion of the developing law under the Affordable Care Act
  • New discussion on church plans
  • Updated discussion of changes in the law of benefits for same-sex spouses in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decisions in United States v. Windsor and Obergefell v. Hodges
  • Discussion of the Supreme Court’s decisions in Tibble v. Edison International and M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tacket



Bloomberg BNA authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.
Jeffrey Lewis, Co-Chair, is a shareholder and managing attorney at Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker, & Jackson, P.C., Oakland, CA. 

Myron D. Rumeld, Co-Chair, is a partner in the Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation & ERISA Litigation Practice Center of Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, NY. 

Ivelisse Berio LeBeau, Co-Chair, is of counsel, Sugarman & Susskind, P.A., Miami, FL. 


Employee Benefits CommitteeABA Section of Labor and Employment Law


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