User Image
User Image

Neil J. Gregorio

Shareholder

Member, Tucker Arensberg Board of Directors

Contact information

Share

Awards & Achievements

Array ( [0] => 22962 )
Award Image
Array ( [0] => 25309 )
Award Image

ERISA attorney representing multi-employer trust funds nationally.

Neil has successfully handled hundreds of withdrawal liability cases across the country and regularly collects millions of dollars for his clients. His ERISA litigation practice focuses on matters for multiemployer trust funds, with an emphasis on:
  • Withdrawal Liability
  • Controlled Group Liability
  • Bankruptcy Claims
  • Asset Sales/Stock Sales
  • Delinquent Contributions
  • Successor/Alter Ego Liability
Within Pennsylvania and the surrounding states, Neil represents various multiemployer trust funds sponsored by the Carpenters, Bricklayers, Iron Workers, Laborers, Operating Engineers, Painters, Plumbers, and Steamfitters. On a nationwide basis, Neil continuously handles hundreds of withdrawal liability claims for the:
  • Boilermaker-Blacksmith National Pension Trust
    • Headquartered in Kansas City, MS
  • International Painters and Allied Trades Industry Pension Fund
    • Headquartered in Hanover, MD
  • Steelworkers Pension Trust
    • Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA
Within Alaska, Neil proudly serves as litigation counsel for the Alaska Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry Combined Funds, as well as withdrawal liability counsel for their Pension Fund. The collective assets of the above funds that Neil protects are worth over $20 billion. While in law school, Neil interned for the Honorable Donald E. Ziegler in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and in the Legal Department of the UPMC Health System. Neil was also an in-house attorney at FedEx Ground.

Presentations & Publications

  • IUPAT Professionals Forum 2024 - Las Vegas
    • “Withdrawal Liability”
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans ("IFEBP") 2023 Annual Conference - Boston
    • "Withdrawal Liability Basics"
  • IUPAT Professionals Forum 2023 - Las Vegas
    • “Withdrawal Liability”
  •  IFEBP Benefits Magazine - December 2020 - Co-author
    • “Worth a Closer Look: The Building and Construction Industry Withdrawal Liability Exemption”
  • IFEBP 2020 Virtual Annual Conference
    • “Withdrawal Liability”
  • IFEBP 2020 Webinar
    • “Detecting and Collecting Withdrawal Liability in the COVID-19 Era”
  • IFEBP 2019 Annual Conference - San Diego
    • “Advanced Topics in Withdrawal Liability"
  • IFEBP 2018 Annual Conference - New Orleans
    • “Identifying the Employer Subject to Withdrawal Liability”
    • “Managing Withdrawal Liability and Collecting Every Penny of It”
  • Law Firm Alliance - 2018 Nationwide Webinar
    • “Withdrawal Liability for Attorneys”
  • IFEBP 2017 Annual Conference - Las Vegas
    • “Advanced Withdrawal Liability for Attorneys”
  • IFEBP 2017 Collections Institute - Santa Monica
    • “Unique ERISA Collection Cases - You Be The Judge”
    • “Two Hat Dilemma: Which Hat Are You Wearing”
  • IFEBP 2016 Annual Conference - Orlando
    • “Understanding an Employer’s Bankruptcy Impact on Trust Funds”
  • IFEBP 2016 Collections Institute - Boston
    • “Beyond the Signatory Employer”
  • IFEBP 2015 Annual Conference - Honolulu
    • “DOL Apprentice Fund Audits”
  • IFEBP 2015 Collections Institute - Las Vegas
    • “ERISA Collections and Bankruptcy”
  • United Steelworkers Union - 2015 District 1 Annual Meeting - Cleveland
    • “Withdrawal Liability”
  • IFEBP 2014 Annual Conference - Boston
    • “Emerging ERISA Collection Issues”
  • IFEBP 2014 Collections Institute - Santa Monica
    • “ERISA Litigation and Bankruptcy”
    • "Advanced Withdrawal Liability for Attorneys"

Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Law (JD),
  • University of Pittsburgh Law Review
Duquesne University (BS),
  • Division 1 Basketball Player

Bar Admissions

Kansas
Missouri
Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
U.S. District Court of Kansas
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Office Location

  • Pittsburgh

Services

  • Bankruptcy & Restructuring
  • Commercial Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation

Departments

  • Commercial Litigation

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • Presidential Merit Award, Allegheny County Bar Foundation, Exceptional Community Service, 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation - ERISA

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Former chair of the Backpack Program

Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Law (JD)
  • University of Pittsburgh Law Review
Duquesne University (BS)
  • Division 1 Basketball Player

Bar Admissions

Kansas
Missouri
Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
U.S. District Court of Kansas
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Office Location

  • Pittsburgh

Services

  • Bankruptcy & Restructuring
  • Commercial Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation

Departments

  • Commercial Litigation

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • Presidential Merit Award, Allegheny County Bar Foundation, Exceptional Community Service, 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation - ERISA

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Former chair of the Backpack Program

Serving our clients successfully since 1900

The same attributes that have anchored over a century of success are still our guiding principles today.

Stay up-to-date on the latest News & Insights by subscribing to our alerts

Enter your email address below and be notified when we post new information.