Years in Practice

years with DBBCA&Y

Justin J. Lannoye


Justin J. Lannoye, a 2002 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School, has been a partner of the firm Dowd, Bloch, Bennett, Cervone, Auerbach & Yokich LLP since January 1, 2010. Before becoming a partner, Justin had served as a law clerk for the firm during his final year of law school and became an associate of the firm in 2003.

His practice is concentrated in the areas of representing employee benefit funds with respect to ERISA, HIPAA and Internal Revenue Code compliance, including plan design, plan terminations and mergers, IRS audits, investments, subrogation, eligibility, benefit claims and fraud prevention and in ERISA litigation.

Justin represents both defined benefit and defined contribution/401(k) retirement plans as well as welfare plans. He has also been involved in both federal and state court litigation of complex class action cases dealing with public employees’ retirement benefits and federal litigation to uphold union employees’ FMLA rights. Justin is admitted to practice before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Northern District of Illinois and the Supreme Court of Illinois.

Practice Areas

ERISA Representation
HIPAA and IRS Compliance
Public Plan Representation
Plan Mergers and Terminations


7th Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
Illinois Supreme Court





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