Littler Lands Benefits Litigation Attorney Daniel E. Wille in Its Pittsburgh Office
PITTSBURGH, PA (April 17, 2012) – Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the nation’s largest employment and labor law firm representing management, has added Daniel E. Wille as a shareholder in its ERISA and Benefit Plan Litigation and Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practices. Wille, formerly of Reed Smith LLP, brings nearly 25 years of benefits litigation and 23 years of substantive benefits experience to Littler’s growing Pittsburgh office.
“The Pittsburgh office continues to experience steady growth and we are excited to have an attorney with Dan’s talent and abilities join our ranks,” said John Cerilli, Pittsburgh office managing shareholder. “The firm’s employee benefits and ERISA litigation practices are core areas of growth for Littler and Dan’s depth of knowledge and extensive experience will be beneficial as we continue to expand our capabilities in this area.”
Wille has been responsible for hundreds of benefit litigation matters for major corporations and smaller companies nationwide. Moreover, he has a substantive benefits practice and has addressed client needs relating to pension and welfare benefits plan design, creation and termination, legal and regulatory compliance and issues involving fiduciary conduct and plan administration.
“I am impressed with the capabilities and resources of Littler,” said Wille. “The firm’s platform is perfect for companies that seek cost-effective employment and benefits advice and solutions. It is a privilege to be part of Littler, and I look forward to working with some of the top benefits attorneys in the industry.”
Wille is a board member of the Lutheran SeniorLife Foundation. He received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh (1983), M.A. from the University of Kentucky and B.A from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.
About Littler Mendelson
With over 900 attorneys and 56 offices, Littler Mendelson is the largest U.S.-based law firm exclusively devoted to representing management in employment and labor law matters. As the only U.S. member of the Ius Laboris global alliance, Littler has extensive resources to address the needs of multi-national clients, from navigating international employment laws and labor relations issues to applying corporate policies worldwide. Established in 1942, the firm has litigated, mediated and negotiated some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record.