Jason S. Fuiman
Jason S. Fuiman is a Partner in the Firm's Labor and Employee Benefits practice.
Mr. Fuiman joined O'Dwyer & Bernstien in 2000 as a Law Clerk. In 2002, he became an Associate Attorney and in 2011 he became a Partner. He specializes in all aspects of Labor and Employee Benefits Law.
Mr. Fuiman advises the boards of trustees of numerous employer pension, welfare, annuity and 401(k) plans ranging from $2 million to $5 billion in total assets on all matters relating to their fiduciary responsibility, including compliance with ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, DOL and HHS guidelines and applicable regulations.
He also advises union executive boards, business agents, organizers and staff on issues relating to organizing, unfair labor practices, collective bargaining agreement interpretation, government investigations, NLRA, LMRA, DOL guidelines and applicable regulations
Mr. Fuiman has extensive experience in the selection of plan service providers, from the initiation of the RFP process through the negotiation of provider contracts. He also acted as counsel on the creation of the first Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan by an international union.
While attending George Washington University in Washington, D.C., Mr. Fuiman was a contributor to the Public Contracts Law Journal and a member of the Entertainment and Sports Law Association. Before attending law school, he worked as a Legislative Correspondent for Congresswoman Nydia M. Velazquez of New York, and as a Staff Assistant for the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee.
Mr. Fuiman is a member of the New York County Lawyers Association and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.