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Unanimous Supreme Court provides victory to plaintiffs in ERISA fee litigation

But just how big of a win is it? The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a unanimous decision in Hughes v. Northwestern University, reversing and remanding a lower court ruling that had dismissed the case against a retirement plan sponsor. This decision reaffirms that the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s (ERISA) fiduciary duty of prudence … Continue Reading

Looking for The Closer for your dispute . . .

Although some disagree, selecting a mediator to facilitate a settlement in an ERISA or employment litigation case based on a meeting of the minds may be the most important part of the mediation process. My partner, Peggy Koesel recently wrote a blog earlier this week on our sister blog – Employer Law Report – that … Continue Reading