Practice Areas


Multi-employer, taft hartley benefit plans

We represent multi-employer, Taft-Hartley benefit plans, including defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, health and welfare plans and joint apprenticeship programs.  We have the experience and knowledge to make this very complex area of the law understandable and take extra steps to help educate you to avoid a wide range of common pitfalls.


Our firm represents apprenticeship programs with their legal needs, including Department of Labor compliance, drafting and modifying your Standards, Affirmative Action Program, Selection Procedures and Policies.  We also help you with your employment and apprenticeship questions.  The firm issues a JATC Bulletin as a value-add to apprenticeship clients to provide insights on recent legal developments and trends affecting apprenticeship programs.


We provide representation to health and welfare plans as they navigate the ever-changing legislation and regulations.  We help with your plan design, compliance, participant communications, and litigation.  We can aid your plan with Department of Labor investigations, Internal Revenue Service audits and HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule compliance.


We provide representation to businesses with initial entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, construction law, and contracts.  Our firm handles a variety of business matters for our clients.   We take pride in quickly and efficiently helping you with your business needs so you can spend less time with legal and more time on the business at hand.  Contact Germaine Law Firm, PLLC to help you with your business needs.


We represent defined contribution and defined benefit plans with all of their legal compliance, plan documentation, participant communication, QDRO review and litigation.   We can also assist plans with resolving plan problems. We provide representation to employers and associations regarding withdrawal liability for defined benefit plans. 


Discussing what happens to your assets after your death or determining what to do after a loved one dies is always a difficult task.  Our firm has the knowledge you need and provides a comfortable environment to allow you to stress less about these difficult areas.  Let Germaine Law Firm, PLLC help you plan for your future or walk you through the probate process after your loved one dies.