April 16, 2013

Ninth Circuit Denies Rehearing In Stris & Maher Case Likely to Go to Supreme Court

Workers brought a $373 million suit against Edison International for violating ERISA in managing its retirement plan. The plaintiffs’ trial counsel retained Stris & Maher to serve as appellate co-counsel in the case. By denying the plaintiffs’ carefully-crafted petition for rehearing, the stage is now set for the plaintiffs to file a petition for certiorari with the Supreme Court.

Related press coverage:
9th Circ. Refuses Rehearing In Edison Pension Plan Suit (Law360, August 1, 2013) (subscription required)
Tibble v. Edison International – 9th Circuit Requests Rehearing Response from Defendants (Fiduciary Matters Blog, April 16, 2013)