Thomas K. Wotring’s primary area of expertise is advising and representing multiemployer pension and health benefit plans and their Boards of Trustees in all areas of plan administration, including fiduciary compliance, benefit disputes, and withdrawal liability litigation. His experience includes investigations and federal claim controversies before a variety of government agencies including the US Department of Labor (DOL), the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation, and the US Department of Justice.
Thomas also represents employers in both single-employer and multiemployer collective bargaining. He primarily represents clients in the transportation and construction industries, who turn to him for his knowledge of both the negotiation process and also the difficult issues associated with contract administration, such as compensation and benefits issues, subcontracting, and plant relocations and closures.
Washington and Lee University School of Law, 1975, J.D., Cum Laude
American University, 1972, B.A.
District of Columbia
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017)
Winner, The National Law Journal’s Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment (2014)