Groom Law Group, Chartered
1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-5811

T: 202-861-6642
F: 202-659-4503

Practices

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Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Spring Hill College

Bar & Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
Andrée M. St. Martin
Principal
Andrée M. St. Martin
"My ‘Rosie the Riveter’ poster with the World War II slogan, ‘We Can Do It,’ expresses Groom's commitment to finding creative solutions to the sophisticated legal problems our clients face. All of us at the firm pride ourselves on being highly responsive, technically proficient, and imaginative. Whatever it takes, ‘we can do it.’" More from Andrée's perspective

At Groom Law Group, Andrée St. Martin provides representation to a broad range of clients, including corporate and public plans, multiemployer plans, mutual fund complexes, insurance companies, banks, investment managers, plan administrators, and other service providers to  employee benefit plans. She focuses primarily on issues related to Title I of ERISA, including fiduciary responsibility and prohibited transaction matters, as well as similar standards applicable to governmental plans.  Ms. St. Martin obtains prohibited transaction exemptions from the Department of Labor (DOL) and represents plans and service providers in DOL investigations.  She negotiates contracts and investments on behalf of plans and service providers, and provides substantive support on behalf of plans and provides in litigation.  Ms. St. Martin also specializes in helping financial institutions structure investments and other products and services for the pension and welfare plan market.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Employee Benefits Law (2006-2014)
  • Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (2007-2013)
  • Listed, The Legal 500 US, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (2009-2013)
  • Listed, Super Lawyers, Employee Benefits (2013)

Previous Experience

  • Associate General Counsel, United Mine Workers of America Health and Retirement Funds
  • Litigator, Department of Labor’s Plan Benefit Security Division