Kent Coppage's practice is concentrated in life, health and disability insurance litigation and employee benefits litigation under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). Kent's ERISA experience includes the defense of employee benefits determinations by self-funded and insured plans, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and statutory penalty claims. He represents clients at both the trial court and appellate court levels.
In addition to his active representation of clients, Kent speaks and publishes articles on ERISA and insurance topics. He is the co-author of the ERISA Update column in Life, Health and Disability News, a quarterly newsletter of the Defense Research Institute. He is the Immediate Past Chair of the Life Insurance Law Committee of the ABA's Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section.