Nicole A. Eichberger is a Senior Counsel in the Labor and Employment Department, and a member of the Class/Collective Action Group and the Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation & ERISA Litigation Practice Center, resident in the New Orleans office. Nici assists clients in the defense of numerous complex employment and ERISA class and collective actions, including those alleging FLSA, ERISA and Executive Compensation Claims. Nici is also a member of the Firm’s eDiscovery Group and advises clients on eDiscovery matters, including day-to-day preservation, investigations, and litigation strategies. In addition to her litigation work, she counsels employers, fiduciaries, and trustees on employment, ERISA benefit and fiduciary issues.
Nici was recently appointed by immediate past ABA President Laurel Bellow to serve a three-year term on the ABA’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono & Public Service and serves as the Pro Bono Co-Coordinator for Proskauer’s New Orleans office.
She is a prolific writer and sought-after speaker on collective/class action topics. Nici co-authors BNA’s ERISA Litigation Chapter 24 “Fiduciary Duties Regarding 401(k) & ESOP Investments in Employer Stock,” is an editor of BNA’s Employee Benefits Law and is a re-write Editor of and Contributing Author to Employee Benefits Law, 2005-2010 and 2013 Cumulative Supplements. She also co-authored the article, “Cases and Issues in Cash Balance Litigation” in 22 The Labor Lawyer 29 (Summer 2006).