Among recent actions by the Department of Labor were a suit to recover money for an employee benefits plan; a suit to appoint an independent fiduciary for a company's 401(k) plan assets; winning a consent judgment to restore $95,000 to a 401(k) plan; and a successful lawsuit against City National Corporation, which was found to be guilty of self-dealing.

The Leiter Group

The DOL filed suit to recover more than $110,000 after an investigation by the Employee Benefits Security Administration in Kansas City, Missouri, found Peoria, Illinois-based law firm The Leiter Group Attorneys and Counselors Professional Corporation and Thomas E. Leiter, the firm's president and sole owner, violated multiple provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

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