International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans


International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
Shareholder Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, s.c.

Peter M. Rosene is a shareholder in Reinhart’s Employee Benefits Practice and Taft-Hartley Group. Peter specializes in all aspects of ERISA plan compliance. He has 37 years of multiemployer benefit experience.

Peter’s practice centers on representing trustees/fiduciaries in employee benefit plan matters regulated by federal law. He offers counsel on all aspects of federal fiduciary law, including investment contracts and investment monitoring for approximately $1 billion in plan assets, all aspects of federal health care compliance, pension plan design/compliance issues and vendor contracting. Peter has represented the Retiree Representative to the Central States Pension Plan in their application to the U.S. Treasury Department under the Multiemployer Plan Reform Act. In four cases in the past, the U.S. District Court has appointed him, as an independent fiduciary on nomination by the U.S. Department of Labor, to assume the role of fiduciary for distressed or abandoned employee benefit plans under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Labor.

He is also a frequent national speaker on employee benefit and fiduciary law topics, primarily with the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP).


  • J.D., William Mitchell College of Law
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit


Fellow, American College of Employee Benefits Counsel (Inducted in 2013, an honor reserved for the most distinguished and senior employee benefit practitioners in the nation) Affiliations

Minnesota State Bar Association

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association (Member, Ethics Committee [for 19 years])
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) (Advisory Director, Board of Directors; Member, Professionals Committee)

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