The Cicotte Law Firm, PLLC serves clients throughout the U.S., representing employers in all ERISA and employee benefit matters including health care, ESOP transactions, fiduciary responsibility, tax compliance, and labor relations. The Firm regularly helps employers resolve ERISA disputes and related employment matters. Firm clients include small businesses, multi-billion dollar international enterprises and state and federal governmental entities. The United States Department of Labor has appointed Mr. Cicotte to serve as a plan fiduciary, replacing individuals who breached their responsibilities and who, as a consequence, were barred from continuing in fiduciary roles. Other attorneys and judges rate Mr. Cicotte as having achieved the highest standards of legal ability and ethical conduct, resulting in the distinguished AV® rating by Martindale-Hubbell and a “10.0, Superb” rating by Avvo.com. Mr. Cicotte frequently speaks at events sponsored by the Institute for Applied Management and Law, the National Center for Employee Ownership, and other HR related groups. He has also provided in-house employment and benefits training at Fortune 500 companies, national laboratories, universities and for federal governmental organizations. He is acknowledged as a co-author of the employee benefits chapter of The Contingent Workforce, published by Law Journal Press in 2000. Prior to founding the firm in 2002, Mr. Cicotte practiced with Covington & Burling, consistently ranked among the nation’s most selective law firms. Further information is available at www.cicottelaw.com.