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Juan C. Obregon

New Orleans

P 504-208-5891
F 504-208-1759


Juan C. Obregon is an Associate in the New Orleans, Louisiana, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Obregon’s primary practice focus includes the defense of ERISA plans and plan fiduciaries at both public and private companies, multi-employer plans and plan fiduciaries, and financial institutions providing services to ERISA plans.  He is a member of the firm’s Class Action and Employee Benefits groups, and is an articles editor to the Employee Benefits Newsletter, the firm’s publication covering current events in benefits law.

In addition to litigating ERISA-based claims, Mr. Obregon is also involved in litigating general employment law matters, including non-compete agreements and wage-based claims. He has extensive appellate experience, having practiced before all Louisiana Circuit Court of Appeals, the Louisiana Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Obregon practiced admiralty/maritime litigation with a local New Orleans defense firm.

Mr. Obregon was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is a native Spanish speaker.

Honors and Recognitions

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Professional Associations and Activities

  • Hispanic National Bar Association

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July 18, 2018

Employee Benefits Newsletter – Summer 2018

July 18, 2018

In this issue: New Agency Guidance Makes Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Enforcement a Priority. A review of the parity compliance issues for plans and insurers providing mental health and substance use disorder benefits. Finding Missing Participants in a Regulatory Fog. A discussion of the efforts of the Department... Read More

April 2, 2018

Employee Benefits Newsletter – Spring 2018

April 2, 2018

In this issue: View from Jackson Lewis: The Curious Odyssey of the Multiemployer Defined Benefit Pension Fund. A review of the state of multiemployer funds. 2018 Tax Reform. A summary of the changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, including practical advice for employers. Recent Developments. Recent developments in... Read More

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Third Circuit Joins Majority in Rejecting “De Facto Administrator” ERISA Theory
August 14, 2019

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Class Certification Granted in Goldman Sachs Gender Discrimination Litigation
April 6, 2018

In a 49-page opinion issued last week, Judge Analisa Torres of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted class certification to a group of women alleging that Goldman Sachs systemically and pervasively discriminated against female professional employees in violation of Title VII and the New York City H Read More