Steven A. Sutro is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department and a member of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group, where he focuses on ERISA litigation.
Steven represents employers, plan sponsors, trustees and other fiduciaries in lawsuits brought pursuant to ERISA, including class actions for breach of fiduciary duty arising out of investment losses and prohibited transactions. Steven also represents plan clients in benefit claims administration and arbitration. In addition, he represents the trustees of several trade industry multiemployer pension, welfare and annuity benefit plans in court, which are seeking to collect withdrawal liability and delinquent contributions from contributing employers.
Prior to joining Proskauer, Steven was an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the Labor and Employment Law Division of the New York City Law Department. While there, he defended the City of New York, its agencies and officials in federal and state court against claims of employment discrimination.
Steven mentors a New York City high school student as part of "iMentor," a volunteer program that builds mentoring relationships and empower students from low-income communities to graduate high school, succeed in college and achieve their ambitions.