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Chambers USA 2022 Recognizes Trucker Huss for Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation and ERISA Litigation

Brad Huss, Mary Powell, Kevin Nolt, Clarissa Kang and Mia Butzbaugh are also individually recognized by Chambers USA 2022. 

Chambers and Partners, USA has released its 2022 list of law firm and attorney rankings in the United States. The prestigious Chambers rankings are driven by independent interviews with clients and members of the legal community.

Trucker Huss is pleased to announce it has been recognized in two practice areas: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation – San Francisco, Silicon Valley & Surrounds and ERISA Litigation, USA – Nationwide.

In its recognition, Chambers USA stated that Trucker Huss is “A highly rated employee benefits and ERISA boutique offering expert advice to Fortune 50 companies, small businesses and plan service providers. And wide-ranging knowledge in all aspects of employee benefit work.”

Chambers USA further recognized the firm’s ERISA Litigation practice group: “Trucker Huss APC is well regarded for its handling of ERISA litigation. The firm expertly defends clients against single-plaintiff claims and class actions involving breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract claims. The group is also adept at defending excessive fee cases in connection with 403(b) and 401(k) plans.”

Trucker Huss is also proud to announce that the following attorneys have been individually recognized by Chambers.  These attorneys reflect the firm’s deep understanding and expertise in the highly-specialized area of ERISA and employee benefits and the firm’s diversity.

  • R. Bradford Huss: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, San Francisco, Silicon Valley & Surrounds and ERISA Litigation, USA – Nationwide.

“Brad Huss has a wealth of expertise in ERISA among other employee benefits and executive compensation issues. He has notable experience in DOL investigations. Brad is a well-respected attorney who regularly defends plan sponsors in ERISA litigation, including breach of fiduciary duty claims. ‘He is a valued resource with respect to ERISA matters.’ ‘Brad inspires confidence.’ ‘Brad Huss is very knowledgeable in this area and helpful.’”

  • Mary E. Powell: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation in San Francisco, Silicon Valley & Surrounds

“Mary Powell handles a broad array of employee benefits and executive compensation matters, including tax and ERISA issues. ‘She is very knowledgeable and an expert in benefits. In addition, she provides practical and timely advice.’ ‘Not only is she an incredible expert adept at understanding how to interpret legislation in a way that is relevant to our team, she is also an absolute joy to work.’”

  • Kevin E. Nolt: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation in San Francisco, Silicon Valley & Surrounds

“Kevin Nolt advises clients on all aspects of pension plan administration, including 401(k) plans. ‘He is incredibly responsive and goes above and beyond to provide incredible service with a personal touch. His knowledge, professionalism and demeanor set him apart.’ ‘He understands my questions, speaks to me in terms I understand and provides practical solutions. He is timely in his responses.’”

“Clarissa Kang regularly defends clients against allegations of fiduciary breach and other ERISA claims. ‘Clarissa Kang is a go-to lawyer for employee benefits. She has very good knowledge of a very complex area. She’s thoughtful about the path forward and what it means for the bigger picture.’ ‘Clarissa is wonderful to work with, instrumental in establishing a defense strategy and was very communicative.’”

  • Mia Butzbaugh: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation in Oregon

“Mia Butzbaugh is an experienced employee benefits attorney. She is well placed to advise public and private sector employers on health and welfare plans and ERISA compliance. Ms. Butzbaugh was recognized by Chambers USA for Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation in 2021 as a “Leader in Their Field” and in 2020 as a Notable Practitioner.”