One of the foremost Experts on ERISA Claims and Litigation, Paul M. Sullivan, Jr. takes you through a five-step plan he created in the filing of an ERISA Claim. He begins with the all-important counseling session with the claimant. What does the claimant want and can ERISA provide that? Followed by the statute itself. Can you rely on the actual words of the Act or does real-world experience tell a different story? Can the claimant “perfect the claim?” Then he moves onto the actual proceedings and the roles of the courts in several situations. Paul Concludes with common pitfalls to avoid in your ERISA journey.