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Librado Arreola


Marco, McGuire & Arreola, LLC

Librado has been practicing law since 1990. Librado worked for nine years at the National Labor Relations Board, Chicago Regional office, and was a Trial Specialist. He serves as counsel to several unions and to a number of multiemployer ERISA benefit funds, including pension, welfare, and training and apprenticeship funds, in a variety of industries. He currently serves as the General Counsel to the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers, AFL-CIO, located in Washington, DC.

His practice focuses on counseling unions regarding governmental compliance issues, internal union governance, enforcement of collective bargaining agreements, including all aspects of NLRB representation, and unfair labor practice work and labor arbitration, as well as negotiating collective bargaining agreements and defending the " duty of fair representation" lawsuits and NLRB charges.

In the context of representing ERISA multiemployer funds, Librado provides counsel regarding governmental compliance issues, including advising Trust Funds on Department of Labor investigations, collection litigation, drafting procedures for collecting delinquent employer contributions, drafting Summary Plan Descriptions, revising plan documents, plan interpretation issues, advising Trust Funds on benefit eligibility and related issues, subrogation issues, providing legal advice at Trustee meetings, counseling Fund Administrators and staff, advising relevant parties of their fiduciary duties, advising clients of recent pertinent legislation, defending benefit funds in benefit eligibility litigation and negotiating and preparing contracts with service providers.

Librado is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois. He has spoken on items of interest concerning labor and employee benefits law and has delivered presentations at both the local and national levels concerning, among other issues, the duty of fair representation, practice before the NLRB, and representing immigrant workers. He has also appeared in the federal and state courts in Illinois, and before the Illinois Appellate Court. Librado is fluent in Spanish.

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