Virginia & Ambinder represents multiemployer benefit plans in New York and New Jersey and serves as local counsel to a number of international benefit funds.  We provide full-service representation, including compliance and litigation.  Over the past 25 years, we have built one of the largest and most successful ERISA collection practices in the northeast.  We arbitrate and litigate hundreds of cases for our clients, including those involving withdrawal liability.  Our knowledge of ERISA, construction law, surety law and lien law, coupled with our investigative abilities and litigation skills, make us the one of the most effective and efficient providers of ERISA collection services to Taft-Hartley benefit plans.  Charles Virginia lectures on compliance and litigation topics for numerous educational foundations, including the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.  Mr. Virginia is the author of Upgrading Collection Practices, Employee Benefit Issues, The Multiemployer Perspective, 2002, Volume 44, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.