Levy Ratner, P.C. - New York Attorneys Advocating for Unions and Workers for over 40 Years

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits

U.S. News Best Law Firms 2017 - Labor Law - Union Tier 1Levy Ratner provides counsel to the trustees and administrators of multi-employer (Taft-Hartley) benefit funds—both large and small—in a wide-range of industries. Our attorneys have a broad-based knowledge of the laws applicable to employee benefit funds, including technical statutory requirements, plan administration, fiduciary responsibility, and contribution and withdrawal liability collection.  Levy Ratner has extensive experience litigating benefit fund issues in arbitration, before administrative agencies, and in bankruptcy and federal district courts.  The firm represents employee benefit funds and their trustees and administrators in DOL and IRS proceedings, including proceedings to obtain approval in connection with the creation of new funds, fund mergers and “spin offs” to ensure the payment of pension benefits by the PBGC, and to respond to audits by the DOL Employee Benefit Security Administration.


Super Lawyers 2015 Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2015 U.S. News Best Law Firms 2017 - Employment Law - Individuals - Tier 1, New York City U.S. News Best Law Firms 2017 - Labor Law Union - Tier 1, New York City