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Robert R. Perry

New York

P 212-545-4000
F 212-972-3213


Robert R. Perry is a Principal in the New York City, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has more than 20 years of experience in the area of employee benefits law.

Mr. Perry’s practice includes counseling clients on all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation. Mr. Perry also advocates on behalf of clients in benefits-related disputes, as well as in administrative proceedings before the Internal Revenue Service, the United States Department of Labor and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

When not representing clients, Mr. Perry enjoys sports, music and pinball.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • New York State Bar Association

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June 24, 2017

Robert Perry Authors "Primer on Withdrawal Liability"

June 24, 2017

Robert Perry authors "Primer on Withdrawal Liability," published by Association of Corporate Counsel. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

November 3, 2016
Employee Benefit News

Robert Perry, Paul Friedman and Howard Bloom Author "Be Mindful of Multiemployer Benefit Fund Pitfalls"

November 3, 2016

Robert Perry, Paul Friedman and Howard Bloom author "Be mindful of multiemployer benefit fund pitfalls," published in Employee Benefit News. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

July 13, 2016
Plan Sponsor

Robert Perry Authored "Reductions in Multiemployer Plan Withdrawal Liability Possible"

July 13, 2016

Robert Perry authored "Reductions in Multiemployer Plan Withdrawal Liability Possible," published by Plan Sponsor. Subscription may be required to view article Read More


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June 28, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Roundup – 2017-2018

June 28, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court term that ended June 2018 included decisions on many topics important to workplace law, including class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements, public-sector “agency shop” arrangements, and the Fair Labor Standard Act’s “automobile dealer” overtime exemption. The Court also examined who is a “... Read More

June 8, 2018

Constructive Notice Enough for Successor Withdrawal Liability, Ninth Circuit Holds

June 8, 2018

The expansion of the multiemployer pension plan successor withdrawal liability doctrine continues for asset purchasers. Establishing a constructive notice standard, the federal appellate court in San Francisco has ruled that a common law successor of a seller that withdrew from a multiemployer pension plan covered by the Employee... Read More

March 30, 2018

Calculating Withdrawal Liability with ‘Segal Blend’ Violated Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act, Judge Rules

March 30, 2018

In a decision that could have far-reaching implications for multiemployer pension plans and employers, a federal district court has held that the use of the “Segal Blend” to calculate a company’s withdrawal liability when it withdrew from a multiemployer pension plan violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), as... Read More

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Withdrawal Liability: The Ticking Time Bomb Of Participating In Multiemployer Pension Plans

April 13, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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Segal Blend Litigation, Part Two: New Jersey District Court Holds That Use of Segal Blend Did Not Violate MPPAA
August 10, 2018

As our earlier article reported, Judge Robert W. Sweet of the U.S. Read More

February 16, 2018

Under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”), as amended by the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act (“MPPAA”), an employer that has assumed an obligation to contribute to collectively-bargained and jointly-administered defined benefit pension plans ( “multiemployer plans”) is liable for its allocable share of any unde Read More

Separation Agreement Drafting Error Corrected by Michigan Appeals Court
June 29, 2017

A Michigan appellate court denied an attempt by an employee to receive a severance jackpot based on a drafting mistake made by his former employer. Read More