Jackson Lewis Nabs Ex-Proskauer ERISA Litigator In La.

Law360 (February 14, 2020, 7:04 PM EST) -- Jackson Lewis PC has scooped up Proskauer Rose LLP's former New Orleans office leader to be the co-head of the labor and employment powerhouse's Employee Retirement Income Security Act litigation group.

Howard Shapiro has joined Jackson Lewis as a principal in New Orleans, the firm said in a Thursday announcement. Shapiro told Law360 on Friday that he left Proskauer in October owing to a mandatory retirement age of 68 — he is now 69 — but that he missed practicing ERISA litigation.

"Jackson Lewis has five or six people that I have practiced with in the past [and] I've had the opportunity to...

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