Martha Frydl advises clients on regulatory and litigation issues under ERISA. She has experience litigating ERISA Title I violations in multiple employer welfare arrangements (MEWAs), employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), and executive compensation plan (ECPs) contexts. Martha advises clients on the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule, ERISA section 408(b)(2) enforcement and compliance, and health and welfare plan matters, with a particular focus on government investigations.
Prior to joining Steptoe, Martha gained almost a decade of experience at the US Department of Labor with ERISA and other Labor statutes, most recently, as a trial attorney for the Office of the Regional Solicitor. Prior to that role, she served as an attorney in the Plan Benefits Security Division and in the Office of Legal Counsel, both in the Office of the Solicitor.
- New York (practicing under the direct supervision of an active member of the District of Columbia Bar)
- US District Court, District of Minnesota
- US District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
- US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
- US District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
- J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, 2008, cum laude; Note & Comment Editor, The American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law
- B.A., Boston College, 2002