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Robert R. Perry

Principal
New York Metro
New York City

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.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • 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

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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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North Carolina Court Awards $41 Thousand-Plus Penalty for Failure to Produce Documents Requested by Plan Participants
October 8, 2019

Section 104(b)(4) of ERISA provides that a plan administrator must respond to a written request for certain documents (including the plan documents and summary plan description) by a participant or beneficiary by providing the requested documents.  Section 502(c)(1) of ERISA and Regulation § 2575.502(c)-1 provide that a plan administrator Read More

Court Finds Union’s Withdrawal Liability Indemnification Obligation of Limited Duration
February 12, 2019

Congress enacted the withdrawal liability provisions of the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act (MPPAA) with the ultimate goal of protecting participants and beneficiaries entitled to benefits from multiemployer pension plans. Read More

Making the Loss of the SALT Deduction Sting a Little Less
January 30, 2019

As tax time rapidly approaches, taxpayers in states with high state and local income taxes (such as New York) are about to learn, up close and personal, just how much the loss of the deduction for state and local taxes (SALT) will affect their personal tax liability.  A little-publicized provision of the New York Tax...… Read More