Jacob N. Szewczyk joined O’Donoghue & O’Donoghue LLP as an Associate in August 2015. Prior to becoming an Associate, Mr. Szewczyk started with the firm as a law clerk in September 2014.
Mr. Szewczyk represents the firm’s labor and employee-benefit fund clients on a wide range of issues, including matters arising under the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA, the LMRDA, and other federal statutes and regulations.
A substantial part of his practice involves advising the firm’s Taft-Hartley trust fund clients on plan administration and compliance. This includes investment-related matters (traditional and alternative investments), pension plan mergers, and fiduciary issues. Mr. Szewczyk has also worked on litigation and arbitration matters involving collections and multiemployer pension plan withdrawal liability.
Mr. Szewczyk recently became a contributing author to the Bloomberg BNA treatises Employee Benefits Law (4th Edition 2017) and Labor Union Law and Regulation (2d Edition 2017).
Mr. Szewczyk graduated summa cum laude from the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University in Washington, D.C. in 2015, with a concentration in labor and employment law. During law school, Mr. Szewczyk served as a Production Editor on The Catholic University Law Review.