When Do ERISA Plan Participants Receive Actual Knowledge of a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Sufficient to Trigger the Statute of Limitations?
The October Supreme Court Term has more than its fair share of cases arising under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA"), the statute setting the standards for employer-sponsored retirement and health care plans. All of the cases in which certiorari has been granted involve pleadings-stage threshold questions which have divided the lower courts.
Laurie E. Leader, is a Clinical Professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law, practicing attorney, author, certified mediator and principal of Effective Employment Mediation, LLC - Chicago, Northfield & Libertyville Offices (effectiveemploymentmediation.com). She has authored numerous articles and book chapters and two treatises and is Editor-in-Chief of Bender’s Labor and Employment Bulletin. Laurie earned an A.B. degree from Washington University in St. Louis and her J.D. degree from Cleveland State University.
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