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Michael Khalil is Vice Chair of the firm’s Employee Benefits Department. Mr. Khalil’s practice focuses on the litigation of claims arising under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in federal trial and appellate courts. Mr. Khalil has represented plan sponsors, administrators, participants and service providers in complex ERISA actions, including revenue-sharing and stock-drop class actions. Mr. Khalil has particular experience in litigating breach of fiduciary duty claims and plan termination cases against the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation under Title IV of ERISA. Beyond his ERISA litigation experience, Mr. Khalil has significant experience advising clients on civil litigation against the U.S. government, including Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) actions and discovery disputes. Mr. Khalil also advises employers and insurers on a wide variety of issues related to the implementation of the ACA.
Mr. Khalil is a frequent author and speaker on a variety of topics in his practice areas, with particular emphasis on pension plan termination and the legal issues arising from the implementation of the ACA. Mr. Khalil is also a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee.
Prior to joining Miller & Chevalier, Mr. Khalil was an Associate in the litigation practice of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, LLP, where he worked on a broad range of commercial litigation matters.