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Alan M. Sandals

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Practice Areas

  • ERISA Litigation; Pension Plans; Employee Benefits Plans; Retirement Benefit Plans; Fair Labor Standards; Complex and Multi-District Litigation; Class Actions

Admitted:

  • 1980, District of Columbia; 1982, Pennsylvania; 2015, Connecticut

Law School: 

  • University of Pennsylvania, J.D. – 1980, cum laude

College:

  • Haverford College, B.A. – 1976

Member: 

  • American Bar Association

Biography:

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer 2005-2019; Panelist and Lecturer on ERISA Litigation: Federal Judicial Center; American Bar Association; ALI-ABA; Pennsylvania Bar Institute; LEXIS/NEXIS.

Birthplace:

  • Manchester, Connecticut

Representative Cases: 

  • In re Unisys Corp. Retiree Medical Benefits ERISA Litigation, 579 F.3d 220 (3d Cir. 2010), 242 F.3d 497 (3d Cir. 2001), and 57 F.3d 1255 and 58 F.3d 896 (3d Cir. 1995); Stagi v. National R.R. Passenger Corp., 391 Fed. Appx. 133, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 17261 (3d Cir. 2010); Harley v. Minnesota Min. and Mfg. Co., 284 F.3d 901 (8th Cir. 2002), and 42 F.Supp.2d 898 (D. Minn. 1999); Holmes v. Pension Plan of Bethlehem Steel Corp., 213 F.3d 124 (3d Cir. 2000); In re Masters, Mates & Pilots Pension Plan Litigation, 957 F.2d 1020 (2d Cir. 1992); Zebrowski v. Evonik Degussa Corp. Admin Committee, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 18596 (E.D. Pa. 2011); Fulghum v. Embarq Corp., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1120 (D. Kan. 2011), and 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80930 (D. Kan. 2009); Raetsch v. Lucent Techs., Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 46148 (D.N.J. 2008); Adair v. Unisys Corp. (In re Unisys Corp. Retiree Med. Benefits ERISA Litig.), 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51906 (E.D. Pa. 2007), and 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 72026 (E.D. Pa. 2006); Saxton v. Central Pennsylvania Teamsters Pension Trust Fund, 2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 23983 (E.D. Pa. 2003); Godshall v. The Franklin Mint Company, 285 F.Supp.2d 628 (E.D. Pa. 2003); Bell v. Executive Committee of United Food & Commercial Workers Pension Plan for Employees, 191 F.Supp.2d 10 (D.D.C. 2002); McHenry v. Bell Atlantic Corp., 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7182 (E.D. Pa. 1999), and 1998 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 12733 (E.D. Pa. 1998); Local 56, United Food & Commercial Workers Union v. Campell Soup Co., (In re Campbell Soup Company Retiree Medical Benefits ERISA Litigation), 954 F.Supp. 1000 (D.N.J. 1997), and 898 F.Supp. 1118 (D.N.J. 1995).