On August 15, 2012, Tom Bender, along with Jeremy Roth, was elected Co-President and Managing Director of the firm. Prior to his election, Tom focused his practice on representing clients in labor relations matters, including:
He also represented clients in ERISA and other benefit plan litigation arising from collectively bargained pension and health and welfare plans. Tom has handled a wide variety of claims before the National Labor Relations Board, and federal and State courts, with particular expertise in:
With a diverse range of clients, Tom places special emphasis on the following industries:
Tom was a founding member of Littler Mendelson's Philadelphia office, serving as office managing shareholder for nine years, and was also a member of the firm’s Board of Directors, prior to his election as Co-President and Managing Director.