Theresa S. Gee
is a counsel in O’Melveny’s Washington, DC office, focusing on ERISA litigation and advice in connection with fiduciary responsibilities under ERISA. She joined the firm from the US Department of Labor’s Office of the Solicitor, where she was a Deputy Associate Solicitor in the division responsible for ERISA litigation and advice. While with the Department of Labor, Tess represented the government in dozens of investigations and cases involving breaches of fiduciary duty and prohibited transactions in connection with the value of company stock, corporate fraud, excessive fees, undisclosed fees, health plans and a variety of investments.
Tess also spent more than 10 years in the San Francisco Regional Solicitor’s Office, serving over four years as the Regional ERISA Counsel, where she advised on investigations and litigated and supervised ERISA cases. In addition, she trained staff attorneys and agency investigators on ERISA and other labor laws, federal court litigation, and bankruptcy.
Tess has received numerous awards, including several Exceptional Achievement Awards, from the Secretary of Labor.
Admitted to Practice,
US District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California; District of Columbia; US Court of Appeals for the Ninth CircuitSpeaker,
West LegalWorks Fiduciary Conference; Los Angeles Benefits Conference; International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans; State Bar of Michigan Annual Conference