Philadelphia Labor and Employment Lawyer Stuart W. Davidson Appointed to Chair IFEBP
January 5, 2016
Philadelphia labor, employment and workers’ compensation law firm Willig, Williams & Davidson is pleased to announce that partner Stuart W. Davidson has been appointed to chair the Professionals Committee of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) effective Jan. 1, 2016.
The IFEBP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to being a leading objective and independent global source of education and information about employee benefits, compensation and financial literacy. Davidson has been selected to chair the Professionals Committee for a one-year term.
“As the largest and most active employee benefit plan organization in the nation, IFEBP is a vital source of information and support for all of us who protect the rights of working men and women,” Davidson said. “I am honored to continue to serve the Foundation and its members and make those valuable resources available to all trustees and benefits professionals, so they can better advocate for their clients.”
Over the course of his career, Davidson has represented a wide range of union workers, including musicians, longshoremen, machinists, steelworkers, firefighters, police officers, food and commercial workers, NFL players, Teamsters, and university professors. His work for both public and private-sector unions includes leading contract negotiations, presenting interest and grievance arbitrations, representing employee benefit funds and advising clients on internal union matters. He also has played key roles in the development of progressive new benefit structures with the pension and health and welfare plans he represents.
For nearly 20 years, Davidson’s peers consistently have selected him for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Labor and Employment Law. He also has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters every year since 2004. Davidson has served as a Commissioner of the Delaware River Port Authority and Chair of the Board of Law Examiners, and is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.
To learn more about the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, visit http://www.ifebp.org/.
About Willig, Williams & Davidson – Willig, Williams & Davidson is one of the largest and most respected union-side labor law firms in the United States. The firm has offices in Philadelphia, Media, Jenkintown and Harrisburg, Pa., as well as Haddonfield, N.J., and Chicago, Ill. Founded in 1979, Willig, Williams & Davidson focuses on representing labor unions, employee benefit funds and individual working people and their families on a variety of legal fronts, including national, regional and local contract negotiations; dispute resolution through mediation, arbitration and litigation; tax and benefit law compliance issues; discrimination and other employment matters; prepaid legal services for union members; and workers’ compensation matters in Philadelphia and beyond.