ERISA Suit v. Dept. Of Energy Petitioned To High Court

Law360, New York (February 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article indicated the Supreme Court had already accepted the case. In fact, the petition was just filed.

A group of pensioners seeking to revive an ERISA class action against the U.S. Department of Energy and a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corp. has appealed its case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

A response from the High Court is expected by March 2. If it takes the case, it will decide if the lower courts properly held that the doctrine of sovereign...
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