Tzvi Mackson joined the firm as Of Counsel in 2021 specializing in employee-benefits matters. His practice focuses on representing union-affiliated employee-benefit plans in compliance and administrative matters.
Prior to joining Bredhoff & Kaiser, for more than a decade Tzvi represented union-affiliated employee benefit plans – including an I.U.P.A.T.-affiliated plan and a construction industry plan — in compliance and administrative matters and in litigation, including collection actions, benefit claim cases, and withdrawal liability suits at Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP.
Tzvi graduated magna cum laude from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2007, where he was a Notes Editor of the Cardozo Law Review, a Public Service Scholar and Dean’s Distinguished Scholar, a member of the Order of the Coif, and a recipient of the ABA/BNA Award of Excellence in the Study of Labor & Employment Law.
While attending law school, Tzvi served as an intern at the Judges Division of the National Labor Relations Board and worked as a summer clerk in the General Counsel’s office of District Council 37, AFSCME. Tzvi is the author of an article published in the Cardozo Law Review on secondary picketing under the National Labor Relations Act.
Tzvi was a chapter editor for the treatise Employee Benefits Law, Fourth Edition. He was named as a Rising Star for Employee Benefits on the 2014-2018 Annual Lists of Super Lawyers magazine.
Before attending law school, Tzvi served as a shop steward in local unions affiliated with AFSCME and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
Tzvi earned an undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University in 1989 and an MBA from Baruch College of the City University of New York in 1995.
Tzvi provides services to at least 7 multiemployer retirement plans, with average assets of $1.2B and approximate average participant count of 4,300.
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