Eric P. Mathisen

Shareholder || Chicago, Indianapolis, Valparaiso

*Currently licensed in Indiana only.

Eric Mathisen is a shareholder in the firm’s Valparaiso, Indiana office, a satellite of the Chicago and Indianapolis offices. He has represented clients in ERISA and Non-ERISA employee benefits matters in federal and state courts throughout the United States. He has extensive experience defending a wide variety of complicated employee benefits litigation matters including class action and single plaintiff suits regarding pension, life, health, disability, COBRA continuing coverage, and retiree benefits. He also litigates non-ERISA breach of contract and bad faith claims and employment claims.

Mr. Mathisen regularly conducts training and speaks on ERISA and other employment topics. He has also served as counsel for the City of Valparaiso’s Ethics Commission from 2004-2012.

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Eric Mathisen serves as lead counsel for several large life, health, and disability insurers and administrators. He also regularly acts as lead counsel for employers, fiduciaries and self-insured employee benefit plans. Representative matters handled by Mr. Mathisen include:


Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • Society for Human Resource Management of Northwest Indiana
  • Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce
  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Porter County Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • 2014/2015 Chair of Life Insurance General Committee ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Vice-Chair of Health and Disability Committee ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section
  • Newsletter Editor for DRI Life, Health and Disability Committee