AT&T Wins Dismissal Of Putative ERISA Class Action

Law360, New York (November 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has granted AT&T Corp. summary judgment in an ERISA suit brought by four retired management employees seeking recovery of plan benefits on behalf of a proposed nationwide class.

In an order issued Thursday, Judge Stephen P. Friot of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma ruled that the former employees did not have a viable claim against AT&T because they were not members of an AT&T plan. The judge also ruled that the benefits the plaintiffs sought to restore were...
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