Webinar – Church Plan Update: It’s a Changing World -What Church Plan Sponsors Need to Know

On Monday, February 24, 2014, the Drinker Biddle Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Team will present a free one hour webinar on hot topics that church plan sponsors should be considering for 2014.  The webinar will be led by Chicago partners David L. Wolfe and Mark E. Furlane.  Some of the topics to be covered during the webinar include:

  • An update on church plan litigation, including the recent ruling against Dignity Health and what this means for your church plan;
  • How church plan sponsors can best position themselves to defend against such an attack;
  • What church plan sponsors need to know about maintaining their church plan status in 2014;
  • Pros and cons for various employee benefit plans.

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Date: Monday, February 24, 2014
Time: 1:30 – 2:30 pm central

David L. Wolfe
David is a partner and member of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group.  He represents clients in a full spectrum of industries with an emphasis on tax-exempt organizations.  He is a co-founder and member of the Steering Committee for the development and continuing sponsorship of the HR/Hospital Advisory Board (co-sponsored by Deloitte) for senior HR executives in tax-exempt health care systems.

Mark E. Furlane
Mark is a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group. Before joining the firm in 1979, Mark spent nearly five years as a lawyer for the U.S. Marine Corps where he gained extensive trial experience.  In Mark’s 30 years of private practice, he has represented employers in nearly all labor and employment issues confronting today’s employer.  He focuses his practice on employment law, with an emphasis on employment, benefits and fiduciary litigation and employment counseling.

See LaborSphere’s prior coverage of recent church plan litigation here.