Dispute Resolution

Expert assistance in resolving disputes around benefits plans

Our experts provide consulting and expert testimony on issues such as plan design, employee communications, and executive benefits and agreements in disputes involving all types of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans as well as certain other forms of executive compensation.

The October Three Advantage

The senior team has tremendous experience assisting companies and their counsel with disputes arising from broad-based and executive benefit and compensation programs. We are large enough to have a strong team of analyst supporting us with research and computational aspects, but no so large as to be burdened with conflicts of interest. our expertise includes but is not limited to:

Our experts have contributed to many successful verdicts in cases over the last few years.

A few examples of the types of cases we have participated in include:

  • Top hat plan (lump sum amounts dispute in plan termination)
  • Actuarial equivalence (automatic COLA and year certain options)
  • Malpractice damages in acquisitions (controlled group liability)
  • Anti- cutback in TRA 86-related amendments
  • Layoff bridge benefits following a sale
  • Multi-employer plan withdrawal liability
  • Administrative services dispute/service provider fees
  • Stock drop
  • Executive employment agreement dispute.

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Larry is here to answer any questions you have about how our Dispute Resolution solutions can meet your needs.

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