Attorney Lisa Gomez
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Lisa M. Gomez

Partner

Lisa M. Gomez

Partner

Representation Areas

  • Employee Benefits

Concentrations

Jointly Administered Multiemployer Pension and Health Plans, Federal Employees Health Benefits Plans, Compliance, Plan Design, Governance, Fiduciary Issues, Plan Administration and Operations, Benefit Claims and Appeals, Participant Communications, Affordable Care Act, HIPAA Privacy and Security, Cybersecurity, Service Provider Agreements, Mergers, Government Contracting, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, Delinquency and Audit Collection, Benefit Claim and Fiduciary Breach Litigation, Government Audits

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law Logo Fordham University School of Law, J.D.
  • Hofstra University Logo Hofstra University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

My Philosophy

I have dedicated my entire legal career, spanning almost three decades, to advocating for America's workers and their families by working with plan sponsors in the representation of employee health, pension and other workplace-related benefit plans. I offer clients practical, workable solutions to complex issues and advocate a team approach to achieve results.
  • Fellow of The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, Inc.
  • Co-Chair of the Board of Senior Editors of the Bloomberg BNA treatise Employee Benefits Law
  • Editor and Co-Chair for the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Committee on Employee Benefits
  • Three-year term as the Union Co-Chair of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Committee on Employee Benefits
  • Member of the Programming Committee for the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Committee on Employee Benefits’ Midwinter Meeting
  • Union Co-Chair of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law’s E-FLASH newsletter
  • Graduate of the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law’s Leadership Development Program, and the former Union Co-Chair for the Program
  • Member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the AFL-CIO Union Lawyers Alliance
  • Member of the Advisory Board of The Peggy Browning Fund
  • Previously served as a volunteer mediator for the New Jersey Supreme Court, Law Division, Special Civil Part, Somerset County

Awards and Recognition

  • Nominated by President Biden as the Assistant Secretary of the Employee Benefits Security Administration, an agency within the U.S. Department of Labor, in July 2021
  • “Super Lawyer” for Employee Benefits in the 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • Inducted as Fellow of The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, Inc. in 2014
  • 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment & Civil Rights Lawyers (Employee Benefits)