Chair, ERISA / Employee Benefits Law Practice 

Principal, Labor and Employment Law Group

TheodoreStein_lores2Theodore P. Stein is Chair of Offit Kurman's ERISA/Employee Benefits Law Practice and Principal in the Labor and Employment Law Group.   

With more than 30 years of experience in private practice in Maryland and D.C., Ted assists businesses, non-profits and their sponsored pension and health/welfare plans with compliance issues and litigation problems arising under ERISA, the federal statute that regulates group benefit plans.   

Based on its extensive peer review process, Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Ted its highest AV-Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 rating.  



Contact Ted now to discuss your benefit plan issue.  


Office Phone: 240.507.1725
Cell Phone: 301.806.8793
Fax: 240.507.1735
Mailing Address: 4800 Montgomery Lane
9th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
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  • J.D., Catholic University; Law Review, ranked 3rd in class
  • B.A., University of Michigan; Honors, with high distinction 


  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - 4th Circuit
  • U.S District Court - Maryland
  • U.S District Court  - District of Columbia
  • Maryland Courts
  • District of Columbia Courts 


Articles & Blogs

ERISA: The Ever-Changing Landscape as Amended by the Affordable Care Act

LawMattersNov2015images_ERISALast year, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act known as ERISA celebrated its 40th anniversary. But ERISA is anything but a static law. Each year, it is changed by Congress, federal regulations or the U.S. Supreme Court. In 2010, a sea change in ERISA occurred when Congress enacted the Affordable Care Act, which amended ERISA and other federal statutes. Under the ACA, for the first time, businesses and non-profits that employ 50 or more employees...Read More