Reish Firm Sports New Name, Structure

June 8, 2009 ( - A Los Angeles law firm well known in the retirement services space for its expertise in Employee Retirement Income Security Act fiduciary issues has reorganized and now sports a new name.

A news release said Reish Luftman Reicher & Cohen is now known as Reish & Reicher and offers eight legal practice groups chaired by one or more experienced lawyers.

The practice groups with their group leaders now include:

  • Business and Tax – Lee Reicher and Jon Karp  
  • Business and Real Estate Litigation – Gary Wexler  
  • Employment Litigation and Consulting – Mark Terman
  • ERISA and Benefits – Fred Reish and Bruce Ashton
  • Estate Planning and Probate – Jeff Lewis and Jon Karp
  • Fiduciary and Benefits Litigation – Mike Vanic and Joe Faucher  
  • Real Estate – Marc Benezra and Lee Reicher  
  • Financial Services Group –  Jason Roberts, Fred Reish and Bruce Ashton  

According to the announcement, the new Financial Services Group consolidates the work for financial service companies including broker-dealers, registered investment advisers, insurance companies, retirement plan providers, hedge funds and private equity funds.

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