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Mark Chopko Quoted in Education Week U.S. Supreme Court Ruling ERISA-related Dispute

June 07, 2017
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Stradley Ronon Counsel Mark Chopko was quoted in the Education Week article, "Supreme Court Backs Church Hospitals, Schools in Case on Pension Rules." Chopko filed a friend-of-the-court brief by the Catholic Health Association of the United States in support of the religious organizations.

If the decision had gone the other way, "it's clear this would have been open season on any number of religious charities, including schools. It would really be an expensive undertaking for smaller religious charities, such as private schools, to figure out what their exposure is on the pension plan," said Chopko, a former general counsel of the Catholic bishops' conference.

To read the full article, visit Education Week.

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