The Fellows Program was launched at the Pension Rights Center’s 35th anniversary celebration in honor of Michael S. Gordon, the chief architect of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the nation’s private pension law, who served as Chair of the Center’s Board of Directors for more than two decades.
The photo to the right of the inaugural class of Fellows was taken by Kristian Whipple at the Pension Rights Center’s 35th Anniversary celebration.
Robert Nagle, served as a Michael S. Gordon Fellow from 2011-2014. As Chief Counsel of the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee he took the lead in securing the enactment of the private pension law. He then served as Executive Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. Bob died in 2014. Read our tribute to him.
Read about a victory for a Pension Rights Center client won thanks to the assistance of a Michael S. Gordon Pension Fellow: Pension Rights Center Fellow helps widow receive pension.