Skadden Strengthens Push To Toss ERISA Suit

Law360, New York (January 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Renewing its push to kill a putative class action filed by two former employees who allege they were deprived of pension benefits, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP has charged that the plaintiffs have failed to effectively argue that some of the claims are not time-barred.

In response to the plaintiffs' brief opposing Skadden's motion to dismiss, the powerhouse law firm said on Friday that the plaintiffs had merely presented “irrelevant discussions” and “circular, academic musings.

“Stripped of these diversions, plaintiffs' answering papers provide a...
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