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Kevin Williams focuses his practice on pension and transportation law. He manages various cases in federal courts and in arbitration, including discovery, motions, brief writing and litigation.

He frequently speaks before trade and legal associations on various multiemployer pension plan issues and related legislations. Previously, he frequently counseled employers on transportation regulatory issues, including the federal hours of service rules changes, the federal OSHA reform, federal cargo liability rules and federal multi-employer pension law.

Earlier in his career Kevin served as General Counsel and then President of Distribution & LTL Carriers Association, a national trade association, where he managed the overall operations of this less-than-truckload trucking company with operations throughout the United States. He also served as the General Counsel for the Regular Common Carrier Conference of the American Trucking Association. In this role, Kevin represented the association in the major transportation regulatory and court proceedings involving deregulation, antitrust immunity, intrastate regulatory operations and safety compliance.

Kevin has written numerous articles published in a number of employee benefits and transportation publications including Benefits & Compensation Digest, Transport Topics and Traffic World on topics including drug testing, model tort reform, federal cargo liability rules and federal multi-employer pension law.

Representative Experience
  • Prevailed in an arbitration case by Philadelphia & Vicinity Pension Fund seeking to impose withdrawal liability on an asset purchaser.
  • Prevailed in a Second Circuit case involving the New York State Pension Fund seeking to impose Withdrawal Liability in Violation of ERISA Free Look rule.
  • Defeated summary judgment by Central States Pension Fund seeking $7 million from family partnerships allowing settlement for reasonable amount.