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Guide to Online Secondary Sources: Retirement Plans (including Pensions and Social Security)

Guide to Secondary Legal Resources on Lexis and Westlaw

Retirement Plans (including Pensions, ERISA, and Social Security) (see also --Disabilities Law; --Employment/Labor Law; --Estate Planning and Probate; --Family Law; --Health Law; --Tax Law)


Title Author(s) or Editor(s) Publisher


U.S. - Retirement/Deferred Compensation Plans
DRI ERISA Litigation Primer (Westlaw)

Jaime Ruth Ebenstein and Mark E. Schmidtke (Defense Research Institute)

Thomson Reuters

U.S. federal

ERISA Practice & Litigation (Westlaw)

Lee T. Polk

Thomson Reuters

Focus on ERISA law and litigation

ERISA Practice & Procedure (Westlaw) Ronald J. Cooke Thomson Reuters U.S. federal and state
The 401(k) Handbook (Westlaw Martha Priddy Patterson Thompson Publishing Group U.S. federal
Qualified Retirement Plans (Westlaw) Michael J. Canan and Charles C. Shulman West Group U.S. federal
Qualified Deferred Compensation Plans (Westlaw) Gary I. Boren and Norman P. Stein Thomson Reuters U.S. federal
Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Arrangements (Westlaw) Neal A. Mancoff Thomson Reuters U.S. federal
Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans (Westlaw) Bruce J. McNeil Thomson Reuters U.S. federal
State and Local Government Retirement Law (Westlaw) Robert D. Klausner West Focus on state and local government pensions
Dividing Pensions in Divorce: Negotiating and Drafting Safe Settlements with QDROs and Present Values (VitalLaw) Gary A. Shulman et al. CCH Incorporation  
ERISA Fiduciary Law (Bloomberg) Susan P. Serota et al. Bureau of National Affairs  
ERISA Litigation (Bloomberg) Jayne Elizabeth Zanglein and Sean M. Anderson Bureau of National Affairs  
ERISA: The Law and Code (Bloomberg)   Bureau of National Affairs  
Pension Library (Westlaw)    

The Pension Library  combines the following CCH publications into a searchable database: Compliance Guide for Plan Administrators (CCH), Employee Benefits Management (CCH), Pension Plan Guide (CCH)

U.S. - Social Security      

Bloch on Social Security (Westlaw)

Frank S. Bloch Thomson Reuters U.S. federal

Social Security Handbook (Westlaw)

United States. Social Security Administration

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Social Security Administration U.S. federal
Social Security Law & Practice (Westlaw) Publisher's Editorial Staff Thomson Reuters U.S. federal
NOSSCR Social Security Practice Guide (Lexis) Barbara Silverstone et al. Matthew Bender & Co. U.S. federal
Social Security Claims and Procedures (Westlaw) Harvey L. McCormick and Melford V. McCormick Thomson Reuters U.S. federal
Social Security Disability Law & Procedure in Federal Court (Westlaw) Carolyn A. Kubitschek and Jon C. Dubin Thomson Reuters U.S. federal
Getting the Deal Through: Pensions & Retirement Plans (Lexis) Jan Van Gysegem Law Business Research Ltd. 8 foreign countries and the U.S.
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