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Dan Neil et al v. Samuel Zell et al

  1. October 19, 2011

    Bankruptcy Judge OKs $32M Deal In Tribune's ERISA Suit

    A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Wednesday cleared a $32 million settlement of an Employee Retirement Income Security Act class action spawned by the infamous 2007 leveraged buyout of Tribune Co. that propelled the media giant into court protection.

  2. August 19, 2011

    Tribune Settles Claims Over Workers' Benefits For $32M

    Tribune Co. reached a $32 million settlement Friday in Illinois, resolving a class action claiming chairman Samuel Zell and GreatBanc Trust Co. — which oversaw the ill-fated 2007 buyout that led to the media company's bankruptcy — of failing to protect employee benefits.

  3. April 15, 2011

    GreatBanc Can't Put McDermott On Stand: Judge

    An Illinois judge on Friday refused to force McDermott Will & Emery LLP attorneys to testify in GreatBanc Trust Co.'s defense in the class action over its handling of Tribune Co.'s employee stock plan.