Kirk Jenkins

Kirk Jenkins

Sedgwick LLP

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What the Pension Reform Decision in Arizona May Mean for Illinois

Today the Arizona Supreme Court has handed down its much-anticipated decision in Fields v. The Elected Officials’ Retirement Plan. In Fields, the Court unanimously struck down a pension reform package enacted by the...more

2/21/2014 - Employee Benefits Employer Liability Issues Pensions

First Thoughts: Live-(Nearly)-Blogging the Oral Argument in Kanerva

This morning, a seemingly skeptical Illinois Supreme Court appeared ready to side with the State in a dispute over 2012 amendments to the State Employee Group Insurance Act. Several Justices peppered the two attorneys...more

9/19/2013 - Class Action Contracts Clause Employee Benefits Pensions Retirement Plan

Illinois Supreme Court to Debate Whether Public Retiree Health Benefits Protected By Pension Clause

Tomorrow morning, the Illinois Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in what may prove to be a precursor of larger battles yet to come in the next few years - an all-out battle over whatever public pension reform package the...more

9/18/2013 - Employee Benefits Healthcare Pensions Public Employees

Municipal Pensions II: Do Survivors' Pensions Increase Whenever the Salary For the Position Does?

Our previews of the new civil cases granted review at the end of the Illinois Supreme Court’s November term continue with Hooker v. Retirement Fund of the Firemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago,. Hooker poses the...more

12/15/2012 - Appeals Class Certification Disability Employee Benefits Firemen Pensions Surviving Spouse Wages

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