Daniel B. Wesson

Daniel is an associate in Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation and focuses on ERISA Litigation. He is currently on client secondment. His litigation practice ranges from complex class actions to individual benefit claims concerning all types of plans, including 401(k) and 403(b) plans, defined benefit plans and health and welfare plans. Dan represents large corporations, individuals, multiemployer pension plans, insurers, benefit plan committees and independent fiduciaries. Dan also advises clients on plan administration, benefits restructuring, risk assessment and government investigations.

Dan has coauthored multiple articles in the Benefits Law Journal and is a frequent contributor to Proskauer’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Blog.

Dan earned his B.A. from Northeastern University and his J.D. from Georgetown University. He was a member of the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy. During his first summer at law school and the following semester, he served in the Division of Plan Benefits Security at the United States Department of Labor in Washington D.C., where he was a Gary S. Tell ERISA Litigation Fellow.