Skadden Wants ERISA Suit Gutted

Law360, New York (November 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- As it fights a putative class action brought by two former employees who say the firm cheated them out of pension benefits, New York powerhouse firm Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP is seeking to have some claims tossed now and another month to answer the rest.

In a motion filed Monday, Skadden asked Judge Kevin Castel to dismiss all of named plaintiff Jacqueline Alvarez’s claims, saying they were time-barred because she collected her pension benefits almost 10 years ago. The statute of limitations in...
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