Jennie Arnold

 

At Ledbetter Parisi, Jennie focuses her practice exclusively on the representation of multi-employer plans, litigating a variety of different matters.  She has litigated cases at all levels of the federal courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States.  She regularly litigates issues relating to employer withdrawal liability, ERISA collections, and benefit claims, among other matters. With substantial experience in the labor and ERISA arena, Jennie has achieved substantial success prevailing in matters both as plaintiff and defense counsel. 

 

Jennie serves as co-chair of the American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law Employee Benefits Committee’s Civil Procedure Subcommittee, and has previously served as co-chair for the Employment Discrimination and Employee Benefits Subcommittee and the Criminal Enforcement of ERISA Violations Subcommittee.  Jennie also contributes to and serves as a Chapter Editor of the treatise Employee Benefits Law.  She is a regular speaker at conferences hosted by the American Bar Association, as well as other conferences focusing on multi-employer benefit plans. 

 

Jennie received her undergraduate degree from Indiana University in 2002, with honors, and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati in 2006, also with honors. Following graduation from law school, Jennie Arnold served for two years as a Federal District Court judicial clerk. 

Jennie is admitted to practice in Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Colorado.  She is admitted to Federal Courts in the Southern District of Ohio, Northern District of Ohio, Southern District of Indiana, Western District of Kentucky, Eastern District of Michigan, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

 

Contact Jennie at jarnold@fringebenefitlaw.com

 

 

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • Midwinter Meeting of ABA Employee Benefits Committee, “Civil Procedure Update,” (February 2021)

  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, Advanced ERISA Seminar, “Significant Litigation Developments for ERISA Plans,” (September 2020)

  • Midwinter Meeting of ABA Employee Benefits Committee, “To Arbitrate or Not to Arbitrate,” (February 2020; Palm Springs, CA)

  • Made in America Conference, “Trends in Litigation: Review and Analysis of Landmark Litigation,” (January 2020; Las Vegas, NV)

  • American Bar Association, National Institute on ERISA Basics, “Discrimination in and Interference with Employee Benefits” (Washington, DC; June 2019)

  • American Bar Association, National Institute on ERISA Basics, “Remedies” (Washington, DC; June 2019)

  • American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment law Employee Benefits Committee 2019 Mid-Winter Meeting, Civil Procedure and General Litigation Update (Nashville, TN; February 2019)

  • ERISA Boot Camp (Indianapolis, IN: November 2018)

  • American Bar Association, National Institute on ERISA Basics, “Discrimination in and Interference With Employee Benefits” (Chicago, IL; October 2018)

  • American Bar Association, National Institute on ERISA Basics, “Discovery in ERISA Litigation—FRCP 26-34, ESI, and FOIA Requests” (Chicago, IL; October 2018)

  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, Advanced ERISA Seminar, “Ethics for the Advanced ERISA Practitioner” (Washington, D.C.; September 2018)

  • Benefits Magazine, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, "Forum Selection Clauses for Employee Benefit Plans"  (August 2018)

  • American Bar Association, National Institute on Advanced ERISA Litigation, “Mental Health Parity Litigation” (Chicago, IL; May 2018)

  • American Bar Association, National Institute on Advanced ERISA Litigation, “Retiree Health Benefit Litigation” (Chicago, IL; May 2018)

  • American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law Employee Benefits Committee 2018 Mid-Winter Meeting. "Civil Procedure Update"  (Clearwater, FL; February 2018)

  • American Bar Association, National Institute on ERISA Basics, “Discrimination in and Interference With Employee Benefits” (Chicago, IL; October 2017)

  • American Bar Association, National Institute on ERISA Litigation, “Fiduciary Litigation Update” (Chicago, IL; June 2017)

  • American Bar Association,  National Institute on ERISA Litigation, “Anatomy of a Deposition” (Chicago, IL; June 2017 and October 2017)

  • ERISA Boot Camp (Columbus, OH; March, 2017)

  • American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law Employee Benefits Committee 2017 Mid-Winter Meeting. "How to Get the Class Action Settlement Your Client Needs"  (Austin, TX; February 2017)

  • ERISA Boot Camp (Cleveland, OH; September, 2016)

  • Contributing Author and Chapter Editor of Employee Benefits Law (Lewis, Rumeld, and Berio Lebeau, eds., BNA 3d ed. 2012) and the Cumulative Supplement to Employee Benefits Law

  • American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law Employee Benefits Committee 2016 Mid-Winter Meeting, "Retiree Health Claims after Tackett," (Las Vegas, NV; February 2016)

  • American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits, Teleconference, "In the Wake of Amara:  Post-Amara Pleading and Remedies" (March 2014)

  • American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Employee Benefits Committee, 2014 Mid-Winter Meeting, "Be Careful What You Wish For:  Post-Amara Disclosures and Remedies" (New Orleans, LA; February 2014)

  • American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Employee Benefits Committee, 2013 Mid-Winter Meeting, "408(b)(2) and 404(a) Disclosures and the Ongoing Fee Litigation" (Charleston, SC; February 2013)

 

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