Myron D. Rumeld is co-Chair of Proskauer Rose LLP's Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation & ERISA Litigation Practice Center. Mr. Rumeld also supervises the bulk of the firm’s employee benefits plan litigation activities in the in the New York office and has handled a broad array of other labor and employment litigation matters.
Mr. Rumeld has represented both single employer and multiemployer plans, plan fiduciaries, employer contributors to multiemployer plans, and professional advisors to plans. He has had extensive experience in all types of litigation matters, including individual and class action lawsuits alleging violations of ERISA’s fiduciary duty and prohibited transaction provisions, and ERISA’s age discrimination and minimal accrual rules; challenges to plan denials of claims for benefits; suits challenging plan amendments, plan terminations, and the termination of retiree benefits; actions challenging particular plan investment decisions; delinquent contribution claims and withdrawal liability claims brought against employer contributors to multiemployer plans; Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation proceedings; and U.S. Departments of Justice and Labor investigations and lawsuits.
Outside the field of employee benefits, Mr. Rumeld has had extensive experience in employment discrimination and sexual harassment class actions. He recently settled a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of 2000 railroad employees, alleging racial discrimination in discipline and promotion. The case raised cutting edge issues on the scope of class certification in the aftermath of the Civil Rights Act Amendments, and has led to two precedent-setting decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Earlier in his career, Mr. Rumeld was involved in Meritor Savings Bank, FSB v. Vinson, the landmark Supreme Court decision on environmental harassment, and the successful appeal in a sexual harassment suit against Penthouse magazine that originally resulted in an award of $4 million in punitive damages after trial.
Mr. Rumeld has written and spoken extensively on both employee benefits and employment litigation, and has authored several articles that have appeared in The New York Law Journal and elsewhere.
Mr. Rumeld received his B.A from the State University of New York at Binghamton and his J.D from Columbia Law School.
He is a Co-Chair of the Board of Senior Editors of the ABA/Bloomberg BNA treatise Employee Benefits Law.
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