Anthony S. Cacace is an associate in the Labor and Employment Department and a member of the Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation & ERISA Litigation Practice Center. Anthony focuses on ERISA litigation and counsels plans and plan sponsors on a full spectrum of employee benefit issues.
Anthony represents employers, plan sponsors, plan trustees and other plan fiduciaries in lawsuits brought pursuant to ERISA, alleging claims for breaches of fiduciary duty, benefit claim denials, plan investment losses and improper plan amendments. He also represents plan clients during Department of Labor, governmental and internal investigations.
In addition, Anthony provides legal counsel to the boards of trustees of several trade industry multiemployer pension, welfare and annuity benefit plans. He not only counsels the trustees in the boardroom, but also represents the trustees in court seeking to collect withdrawal liability and delinquent contributions from contributing employers.
Outside of the ERISA context, Anthony defends employers against wage and hour claims. He also aids clients with respect to compliance with employment laws and regulations relating to the FLSA and state law wage and hour requirements.
Anthony has authored several articles on hot topics in the ERISA litigation field for Bloomberg Law Reports and Benefits Magazine, and he serves as a contributing author to the American Bar Association's Employee Benefits Law handbook. He also is a frequent contributor to Proskauer’s ERISA Practice Center Blog and ERISA Litigation Newsletter.