U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

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Rehearing petition denied

July 19, 2019

The U.S. Chamber filed amicus briefs in this case, first on the merits and then in support of the rehearing petition.

U.S. Chamber urges Third Circuit to rehear panel decision that limits Twombly to antitrust claims and creates a lax pleading standard for ERISA cases

June 06, 2019

Click here to view the amicus brief filed by the U.S. Chamber and the American Benefits Council in support of panel rehearing or rehearing en banc. The U.S. Chamber previously an amicus brief, which the dissent cited in and found persuasive in its discussion of the pleading standard.

James O. Fleckner, Alison V. Douglass, Edwina B. Clarke, 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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