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Russell Hirschhorn

Russell Hirschhorn


Russell Hirschhorn is a partner in the ERISA Practice Center and the Labor & Employment Law Department, where he focuses on complex ERISA litigation and advises and represents employers, fiduciaries, trustees and plan service providers on ERISA benefit and fiduciary issues.

For more than a dozen years, Russell has represented clients in all phases of litigation, arbitration and mediation. His representations run the gamut from complex class action litigation to single plaintiff claims.

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U.S. DOL Issues Final Rule Defining Fiduciary Investment Advice

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor released its highly-anticipated Final Rule and Exemptions addressing when a person providing investment advice with respect to an employee benefit plan or individual retirement account is considered to be a fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code. The new rule is … Continue Reading