U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

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Third Circuit declines to apply Twombly’s pleading standard to breach of fiduciary duty claims under ERISA and reinstates ERISA fiduciary breach claims against University of Pennsylvani

May 08, 2019

Click here to view the opinion.

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief in Third Circuit regarding the appropriate pleading standard for ERISA cases and the broad discretion to which ERISA fiduciaries are entitled

April 12, 2018

Click here to view the amicus brief filed by the U.S. Chamber and the American Benefits Council.

James O. Fleckner, Alison V. Douglass, Brian T. Burgess, and Jaime A. Santos of Goodwin Procter LLP served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center.

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