Doug Hinson leads the firm’s ERISA Litigation Group. He has led the defense of numerous Fortune 500, government, private and non-profit clients in all types of ERISA class actions, including 401(k) fee and employer stock matters, welfare benefit terminations, defined benefit calculation and anti-cutback actions, and severance matters. In addition, Mr. Hinson has substantial experience and expertise in securities, complex commercial and insurance class action litigation. Mr. Hinson’s practice is national in scope. He has been recognized as a “national leader” in ERISA litigation by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Best Lawyers in America and The Legal 500 publications, and is listed in Who’s Who in American Law and Super Lawyers magazine in both Atlanta and Washington, D.C. Mr. Hinson is the past chair of the Employee Benefits Committee of the Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section, and chair of the CLE Committee of the Joint Committee on Employee Benefits, of the American Bar Association.