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Robert R. Perry

Principal
New York

P 212-545-4000
F 212-972-3213
Robert.Perry@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

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.

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  • New York State Bar Association

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June 24, 2017
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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
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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 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

March 30, 2018

Multiemployer Pension Plans: Potential Successor Liability from Buyer’s Attempts to Continue Seller’s Business

March 30, 2018

The district court erred in finding a multiemployer pension plan did not show sufficient continuity of business operations to support imposing successor liability on an asset purchaser, the federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled in a case under the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act (MPPAA) involving withdrawal liability of $... 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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CONGRESS AGAIN ATTEMPTS TO ADDRESS MULTIEMPLOYER PLAN CRISIS IN BIPARTISAN BUDGET ACT
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

Arbitrator Slashes Annual Withdrawal Liability Payments in Underfunded Multiemployer Pension Plan Dispute
June 8, 2016

Employers who cease contributing to an ERISA multiemployer pension plan are liable for their allocable share of any underfunding, or “withdrawal liability.” For a variety of reasons, withdrawal liability has become both prevalent and significant. Read More