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Teresa Susan Renaker

Teresa Susan Renaker

Practice areas:

Employee Benefits

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Employee Benefits: 100%
    18 years

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Contact Info

Renaker Hasselman, LLP

235 Montgomery Street.
Suite 944
San Francisco, CA, 94104

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199708/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Law ClerkUnited States District Court, Southern District of California1996 - 1997
Editorial Supervisor/Staff Copy Editor/Copy EditorMatthew Bender & Co.1988 - 1993

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice SectionChair, Employee Benefits Committee2008 - 2010
American Bar Association, Joint Committee on Employee BenefitsMember2006 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Paulsen v. CNF Inc., 559 F.3d 1061 (9th Cir. 2009)Professional negligence claims against actuary of failed pension plan allowed to go forward.
Vaughn v. Bay Environmental Management, Inc., 567 F.3d 1021 (2009)Class action for breach of fiduciary duty in investing plan assets allowed to go forward.
Taylor v. ANB Bancshares, Inc., 2010 WL 4053575 (W.D. Ark. Oct. 14, 2010), 2010 WL 4054362 (W.D. Ark. Sept. 20, 2010)Class action for breach of fiduciary duty certified; motion to dismiss denied.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Pension & Benefits Daily (BNA)Gill Lays Groundwork for DOMA Challenges to Employee Benefits2010
The Brief (ABA)State Regulation of Discretionary Clauses in Insured ERISA Plans2007
Dividing Pensions and Other Employee Benefits in California Divorces (CEB)Employee Welfare and Other Nonpension Benefits2006
California Domestic PartnershipsEmployee Benefits2005
Bender's Labor and Employment BulletinAn Overview of the Legal Structure Surrounding the Termination of United Airlines' Defined Benefit Plans2005
Bender's Labor and Employment BulletinERISA Precludes Post-Retirement Plan Amendments That Curtail Retirees' Benefits2004

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, BerkeleyLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Mount Holyoke CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
National Employment Lawyers Association Annual ConventionUsing CIGNA v. Amara To Your Client’s Advantage2012
ABA TIPS 38th Annual TIPS Midwinter Symposium on Insurance and Employee BenefitsComplex ERISA Benefits Claims (Hybrid Fiduciary Breach Claims) and Remedies and Settlements Under ERISA2012
ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Employee Benefits Committee Midwinter MeetingEmployee Benefits: Same-Sex Marriage and Domestic Partners2012
ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law ConferenceDiversity in Our World: LGBT Issues and Best Practices2012
ABA JCEB National Institute on ERISA LitigationFiduciary Duties and Disclosure Litigation2012