- Employment, Retirement, and Benefits
|University ||Rutgers University, B.A., Mathematics, 1969|
|Law School||New York University School of Law, J.D., 1972 New York University Journal of International Law and Politics, 1970-1971|
|Admitted||1973, New York; 1973, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York; 1974, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; 1974, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; 1976, United States Supreme Court; 1991, U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York; 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; 1995, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York; 2001, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; 2010, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit|
|Born||New York, N.Y., June 6, 1947|
David Preminger is a partner at Keller Rohrback and practices in the firm's Complex Litigation Group. His practice focuses on ERISA class action cases as well as individual benefit claims. He has been the lead counsel or co-counsel on numerous ERISA class action, breach of fiduciary duty cases with multi-million dollar settlements. Mr. Preminger has been litigating ERISA cases on behalf of employees and retirees since the Act's passage in 1974. He also has extensive experience litigating antitrust, real estate, and general commercial and corporate matters.
Prior to joining Keller Rohrback, Mr. Preminger was a partner at Rosen Preminger & Bloom LLP where his practice concentrated on ERISA litigation. Mr. Preminger was previously a Supervisory Trial Attorney for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a Senior Attorney with Legal Services for the Elderly Poor, and a Reginald Heber Smith fellow with Brooklyn Legal Services.
Professional & Civic Involvement
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member, Committee on Employee Benefits, 1993-1996; 1996-1999; 2002-2005; Committee on Legal Problems of the Aging, 1985-1988
New York State Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, former Co-Chair, Fiduciary Responsibility Subcommittee; Committee on Employee Benefits, Labor and Employment Section; former Co-Chair, Subcommittee on ERISA Preemption and the Subcommittee on ERISA Reporting and Disclosure
American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, Member and (Charter Fellow)
Articles & Presentations
Mr. Preminger regularly speaks at conferences on ERISA and employee benefits litigation and lectures at New York University School of Law, Saint John's University School of Law, and Rutgers University, and has testified before Congress on proposed amendments to ERISA and participated in New York State Attorney General's hearings on protection of pension benefits.
Chapter Editor, Employee Benefits Law (BNA), Chapter 10, Fiduciary Responsibility (1998 - present).
Aspects of Federal Jurisdiction Under Sections 301(c)(5) and 302(e) of The Taft-Hartley Act - The "Sole and Exclusive Benefit Requirement," 4 Tex. S. U. L. Rev. 1 (1976).
David S. Preminger, E. Judson Jennings & John Alexander, What Do You Get With the Gold Watch? An Analysis of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. 17 Ariz. L. Rev. 426 (1975).
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