Warren von Schleicher

Warren is the Managing Partner of Smith| von Schleicher + Associates. Warren writes on ERISA and insurance coverage, focusing on legal theory and philosophy.

J.D. 1987, University of Michigan Law School
  Editorial Board, Univ. of Michigan   Journal of Law Reform
B.A 1984, Boston University
  Ancient Language and Literature
  Αττική διάλεκτος and  Lingua   Latina
  Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta   Kappa
1983, Princeton University
Dissertation, Poetics of Contrast: Virgilian Bucolic Imagery in 17th Century Poetry

E avanti a lui tremava tutta Roma

Philosophy of Law and Morality
Legal Realism

Managing Partner

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Courts of Appeal
  Sixth Circuit
  Seventh Circuit
  Ninth Circuit
Illinois (N.D. Ill., C.D. Ill., S.D. Ill., Ill. S.Ct.)
Michigan (E.D. Mich., W.D. Mich.)
Tennessee (E.D. Tenn., W.D. Tenn.)
Wisconsin (E.D. Wis., W.D. Wis.)
Indiana (N.D. Ind., S.D. Ind.)
Ohio (N.D. Ohio)
Pro hac vice: Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Faculty Lecturer – “Preemption & ERISA Plan Design” American Conference Institute (New York City Jan 23, 2014)
Testified before Dept. of Labor’s ERISA Advisory Council, “Managing Disability Risks” (Washington DC Aug. 28, 2012)
“Wearing Out One’s Welcome: Sitting by Designation on the Court of Appeals” (DRI Newsletter, Vol. 22 No. 1, 2011)
“Villains, Victims & Sinners: Morality and the Law of Suicide Exclusions” (DRI Newsletter, Vol. 20 No. 4, 2010)
“The Court Gave, and the Court Hath Taken Away – Judicial Displacement of Administrative Discretion” (DRI, Oct. 2009)
Panelist with Hon. Rebecca Pallmeyer and Mark DeBofsky, “ERISA and Mental Illness” (Chicago Oct. 2009)
“Moral Judicial Estoppel” (The Voice, Vol. 7, Oct. 2008)
Faculty Lecturer – DRI, “Equitable Relief under ERISA” (San Francisco April 2008)
“Injury, Sickness And Causal Ambiguity” (ABA TortSource, Vol. 10, Spring 2008)
“It’s Payback Time: Obtaining Equitable Relief In The Wake of Sereboff” (DRI, March 2008)
“The Causal Conundrum” (The Voice, Vol. 6, Fall 2007)

Defense Research Institute
  ERISA, Life, Health & Disability
  Publications Editor 2008 – 2012
  Annual Meeting Committee Chair 2008 – 2010

Lyric Opera of Chicago – Silver Grand Benefactor
Taekwondo Blackbelt

Judge Advocate General Corps, U.S. Navy Reserve

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