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Vedder Thinking | News Charles Wolf Named Co-Chair of the Employee Benefits Committe of the ABA's Labor Section

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Chicago Employee Benefits Shareholder at Vedder Price, Charles B. Wolf, has been named Co-Chair of the Employee Benefits Committee of the ABA’s Labor and Employment Law Section, which is made up of more than 22,000 lawyers worldwide. Mr. Wolf is a former Co-Chair of the subcommittee on Collective Bargaining and Employee Benefit Plans and of the subcommittee on Withdrawal Liability.

Mr. Wolf is a leader in the Labor and Employment and Employee Benefits practices at Vedder Price, where he is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and was a member of the firm’s Executive Committee for nine years. He focuses his practice on labor, employment and employee benefits law and litigation, representing employers and multi-employer funds. He was lead counsel in several well-known employee benefits cases and has handled the labor and benefits aspects of numerous mergers and acquisitions. He has extensive experience in all aspects of employee benefit plan design and administration, executive compensation, collective bargaining, NLRB and arbitration proceedings, employment discrimination cases, wrongful discharge cases and general labor and employment law matters. Mr. Wolf’s clients are engaged in many industries, including chemicals, food, pharmaceuticals, trucking, cosmetics, foundry, construction and heavy equipment manufacturing.

He is co-author of a leading treatise, ERISA Claims; Litigation and a Senior Editor of the BNA publication, Employee Benefit Law created by the ABA’s Employee Benefits Committee. Mr. Wolf has lectured extensively to business and professional groups and has written many articles for professional publications on benefit issues. He is also a member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans. Mr. Wolf also is a Fellow in The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel. He was named by the National Law Journal as one of the top benefits lawyers in the country and he is listed in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers, The Legal 500 and Who’s Who in America. He also has been recognized by his peers as among the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Illinois.