Harvey Pennington Missed 401(k) Payments, DOL Says

Law360, Philadelphia (August 24, 2012, 5:08 PM EDT) -- Philadelphia-based law firm Harvey Pennington Ltd. and its managing partner failed to properly remit employee contributions to the firm’s 401(k) plan over the course of six years, according to a complaint filed Wednesday in federal court by the U.S. Department of Labor.

The suit, filed in Pennsylvania federal court, claims that firm managing partner Ernest Bernabei, as well as shareholder Frederick Walton, violated provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 by either making late payments to the plan or, in some cases, failing...
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