Gary M. Ford Esq.

Groom Law Group
Ford, Gary

Gary M. Ford is a Principal in the Washington office of , where he practices before Congress, the federal agencies, the federal courts and arbitrators. He has represented both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy cases involving substantial benefit liabilities and assets. 

Prior to coming to Groom, Mr. Ford served as ERISA Counsel to the Senate Committee on

Labor and Human Resources, where he had staff responsibility for the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act of 1980. 

He joined Groom in 1981, but took leave from the firm to serve as general counsel to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, where he represented the agency in the development of the Pension Protection Act of 1987. Mr. Ford returned to Groom after his stint at PBGC. He is a Charter Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel.

Mr. Ford earned his A.B., magna cum laude, from Harvard University and a J.D. from Boston University.