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Attorney Eva Cantarella

About Me

I am our law firm's lead pension attorney, and have been prosecuting pension claims for participants and their beneficiaries for well over 20 years, including 14 class claims for pension benefits. Along with my partners, we have recovered over $120 million in pension benefits for over 25,000 participants and their beneficiaries. Although our firm is based in Michigan, we have a national pension practice and will accept any viable pension claim, regardless of where the parties reside or do business. I also donate hundreds of hours of my time each year providing free pension consultations to individuals with pension questions. In addition, I have presented on pension issues in numerous venues, including giving testimony in Washington DC to the U.S. Dept. of Treasury. Most recently, Lawyers Monthly awarded me its 2017 Women in Law Award in the practice area of Pensions. For more info about me: Google "Eva Cantarella pension lawyer" or go to my Pension Justice 4 You Facebook Page.
I am Licensed to Practice in:
Michigansince 1994
United States Supreme Courtsince 2001
Sixth Circuit Court of Appealssince 1996
Second Circuit Court of Appealssince 2000
Fifth Circuit Court of Appealssince 2000
Seventh Circuit Court of Appealssince 2000
My Education
Wayne State University School of LawJuris Doctorate - 1994
My Memberships
ASPPA Benefits Council of Detroit
My Publications
A Class Act:ERISA Pension Claims and the Class Action Mechan

Lead Counsel Rating Details

This Attorney is Rated in the Following Practice Areas:
Labor & Employment Law in 2017
  • Verified Experience
  • Peer Recommended
  • Spotless Record

Practice Highlights

Representative Verdicts & Settlements
Underwood v. Carpenters Pension Trust Fund - Detroit & Vicin
Lyons v. Georgia-Pacific Corp. Salaried Employees Retirement
Crosby v. Bowater Incorporated Retirement Plan for Salaried
Humphrey v. United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast, No. H-05-758
Zimmer v. Henry House, Inc., No. 1:95-CV-318 (W.D. Mich.)
Ramsey v. Amfac, Inc., No. C-95-4317 CAL (N.D. Cal.)
Received the Following Awards
Lawyer Monthly 2017 Women in Law (Pensions)
Lawyer Monthly 2016 Women in Law (Labor and Employment)

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