Ron Dean
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Ronald Dean has been engaged in employee benefits litigation primarily on behalf of participants for over 37 years. He is currently a member of the Board of Senior Editors of the ABA/BNA text, Employee Benefits Law, on the Advisory Board of BNA Pension and Benefits Reporter, and on the Advisory Board for ALI-ABA’s Employee Benefits Programs. He is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, a Charter Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, and a member of its Board of Directors from 2001 to 2007. He was named by the National Law Journal as one of the top forty benefits lawyers in the country, and by Southern California Super Lawyers as one of 12 Employee Benefits “Super” lawyers in Southern California. Mr. Dean was trial and appellate counsel in 15 published Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals opinions involving ERISA issues. He is a frequent lecturer for the American Bar Association's CLE programs as well as those of ALI-ABA, Glasser LegalWorks, the Law Education Institute and the Western Pension & Benefits Conference.

Article last updated or revieewed on August 5, 2019