U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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Ninth Circuit affirms dismissal of ERISA complaint, explaining that the allegations were insufficient to support a plausible claim for breach of fiduciary duty

November 13, 2018

Click here to view the opinion.

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

February 15, 2018

Click here to view the brief filed the U.S. Chamber and 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 amici.

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