The Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits

Sponsored Conference Attendance for Center Degree Candidate

Annual National Institute on ERISA Basics

Location: The Millenium Knickerbocker Hotel
163 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois
Date: May

This is a two-day program at which ERISA experts discuss all aspects of ERISA practice. Three Chicago-area law degree candidates interested in a career focused on employee benefits law are selected to attend for free.

Annual National Institute on ERISA Litigation
sponsored by the ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits

Location: The Millenium Knickerbocker Hotel
163 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois
Date: November

This is a two-day program at which ERISA litigation experts discuss their successful methods and strategies, including behind-the-scenes stories from numerous perspectives, and pick up the finer points to consider when involved in ERISA litigation cases. Three Chicago-area law degree candidates interested in a career in ERISA litigation are selected to attend for free.

Sunguard/Relius Advanced Pension Conference

Location: Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel
909 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois
Date: September

This conference provides important updates on current legislative action and developments from the IRS, the DOL, and Capitol Hill. Speakers address a variety of subjects focusing on new plan design techniques, industry trends, compliance issues, and will feature its popular "Ask the Experts" Workshop. Three John Marshall graduate degree candidates are selected to attend for free, and to exhibit as representatives of the Center.

ASPPA/IRS Great Lakes Conference
co-sponsored by the Center for Tax Law & Employee Benefits

Location: Varies Date: June

This regional conference offers a high level of education, knowledgeable speakers, and the latest information on pension issues. It's the perfect opportunity to meet and discuss employee benefits issues with colleagues and top IRS and DOL government agency representatives. Most sessions are co-presented by a private practitioner and an IRS, DOL, or PBGC representative. Five John Marshall graduate degree candidates are selected to attend for free, and to exhibit as representatives of the Center.

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