Charles B. Wolf

Chicago, IL

Chuck Wolf teaches Employee Benefits Law at the University of Chicago Law School and is President of the Walter Mander Foundation. He retired from the Chicago law firm of Vedder Price P.C. on January 1, 2017. He concentrated in labor, employment and employee benefits law and litigation, representing employers and multiemployer funds. He was a member of the firm's executive committee for nine years and a former leader of the labor, employment and benefits practice area. He was co-chair of the ABA Labor Section, Committee on Employee Benefits, having previously served as co-chair of the subcommittees on multiemployer plan withdrawal liability and on collective bargaining and employee benefits. He is co-author of the treatise, ERISA Claims & Litigation, and was a Senior Editor of the ABA's Employee Benefits Law treatise. He's been recognized as a top lawyer by the National Law Journal, Chambers USA, Who's Who in America, etc. He's a graduate of Brown University and the University of Chicago Law School. He has coached baseball at various levels for 22 years and is an avid sports enthusiast, a frequent theater-goer and a lover of fine foods and beverages. He's been happily married for over 49 years to Sallie Wolf, the artist and children's book author, and is the proud father of Lou and Pete Wolf.

Fiduciary/Other Title I Issues
Expert WitnessMediator

Chuck Wolf has practiced extensively in both transactional and litigation settings involving all aspects of ERISA. He has served as an expert witness and mediator as well as an advocate.

Multiemployer Plans
Expert WitnessMediator

Chuck Wolf has practiced extensively in the representation of multi-employer trust funds, trustees, and employers. He is a frequent author and speaker in this area, and has served as an expert witness in litigations involving multiemployer plans.