Gregory Y. Porter
Bailey & Glasser LLP
GREGORY Y. PORTER is a partner at Bailey & Glasser. He has extensive experience litigating complex pension, consumer fraud, insurance sales, and RICO class actions in federal and state courts throughout the United States. Greg has sued and represented many Fortune 500 companies in class actions under the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Greg also represents whistleblowers in qui tam, securities, and commodities frauds. Greg currently represents employees in several retirement plan class actions, including claims that large financial institutions have limited employee 401(k) plan investment options to inferior in-house mutual funds, that fiduciaries of 401(k) plans have imprudently invested employee retirement savings in employer stock, and that financial institutions have mismanaged securities lending programs. Greg has also defended companies, trustees and individuals in several landmark cases. Greg has argued ERISA appeals in the Second, Fourth, Sixth and Eighth United States Circuit Courts of Appeal. Greg is a member of the Employee Benefits Committee of the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Section. He is a contributing author to the Committee's respected treatise on employee benefits law and a former co-chair of the Committee's Preemption and Benefit Claims sub-committees. He is a regular speaker at the Committee's annual meeting and speaks at other conferences about employee benefits litigation, including the American Conference Institute's annual ERISA conference. Greg served for four years in the United States Infantry, including 18 months on the DMZ in Korea.