U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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In unpublished opinion, Ninth Circuit reverses district court’s dismissal of an ERISA excessive-fee litigation complaint

April 15, 2022

Click here to view the opinion.

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Ninth Circuit to affirm the district court’s dismissal of an ERISA fee litigation complaint for failure to meet the pleading standard

June 04, 2021

Click here to view the amicus brief. This is one of a wave of class-action complaints that are designed to extract costly settlements and that ultimately inflate the costs of establishing and administering a plan, which is what Congress sought to avoid in crafting ERISA.

Jaime A. Santos, James O. Fleckner, Alison V. Douglass, and Jordan Bock of Goodwin Procter LLP and the U.S. Chamber’s Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.

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