Lecturer in Law
Steven D. Spencer is a partner in the Labor and Employment Law and Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practices of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in Philadelphia. His practice focuses on a variety of labor and employment law issues, particularly as they affect employee benefit plans. He has provided advice to multiemployer pension and welfare trust funds and to single-employer pension and welfare plans. Mr. Spencer has in-depth experience providing advice on the application of various federal and state statutes as they apply to employee benefit plans, structuring employee benefit plans to avoid or withstand litigation, as well as structuring employee benefit plans to reduce costs. He also has handled age, gender and race discrimination litigation, public sector labor law matters and labor negotiations. He has represented and continues to represent clients in a variety of industries, including the supermarket industry, the bakery industry and the public sector. He is a Charter Fellow in the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel and Contributing Editor of the ERISA Preemption Chapter of Employee Benefits Law.
Mr. Spencer is a frequent speaker for the ABA and International Foundation of Employee Benefits. Mr. Spencer is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania and Villanova University Law Schools, where he teaches a course on employee benefits law.