Iwana Rademaekers

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Iwana Rademaekers is an attorney with Sprouse Shrader Smith whose practice includes the defense of private and public employers, benefit plans, insurers, plan fiduciaries, and service providers against ERISA and insurance coverage lawsuits, including claims for breach of fiduciary duty, benefits due, statutory penalties, and state law claims. She also represented major group insurance carriers in litigation brought against them in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels.  Iwana counsels employers and executives on a number of labor and employment issues including discrimination, harassment, contract disputes, and other employment law claims.  In addition to her labor and employment law practice, Iwana handles complex banking institution litigation on behalf of federal receivers, including asset recovery and tax cases.

Iwana has appeared as lead counsel in 21 states and in 6 United States Courts of Appeals and has a distinguished list of case victories across the country for her clients.  She regularly counsels clients, presents speeches, and conducts training across the country on employee benefits and employment law.  Recent topics of these engagements include fiduciary risk management, human resources best practices, and crisis management.  Additionally, Iwana wrote and presented substantial training materials for a variety of employment law and benefit issues, including substantial management training for major employers.

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