Mark Spencer to Speak at National ACI Forum on ERISA Litigation

September 14, 2009

Mark D. Spencer, a trial lawyer and shareholder with the law firm of McAfee & Taft, will be a featured guest panelist at the 2009 American Conference Institute’s Forum on Defending and Managing ERISA Litigation on October 19 – 20 in New York City.  He will present on “Service Provider Relationships: Defending and Managing Litigation that Arises Between Plans and Providers.”

This premier two-day event is devoted entirely to the defense of ERISA claims and features a faculty consisting of corporate in-house counsel, federal judges, and the nation’s top outside counsel defense litigators and firms.

Throughout his 22-year career, Spencer has concentrated his practice in the area of ERISA litigation, representing employers, insurers, administrators, fiduciaries, third party administrators, health maintenance organizations and benefits in a wide variety of lawsuits.  In addition to litigating cases involving employer-provided benefits, he also represents several insurance companies in traditional life, health and disability insurance litigation.

McAfee & Taft is Oklahoma’s largest law firm, serving clients locally, nationally and internationally in the areas of aviation, business law, corporate and securities, employee benefits, entertainment law, environmental law, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, oil and gas, real estate and tax and family wealth.  The firm employs nearly 300 Oklahomans, including 145 attorneys, with offices in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City.