Pfizer defends against multiplaintiff cases involving claims for severance benefits under ERISA
Clients Pfizer, Inc.
Jones Day defended Pfizer, Inc. in two federal court cases brought by executives who sought payments under a change-in-control severance plan based on the divestiture of the division for which they are employed. The plaintiffs asserted claims under ERISA's benefits and fiduciary duties provisions.
Jordan v. Pfizer Inc., No. 303 CV 1630 (D. Conn.); Fleming v. Pfizer Inc., No. 04-2582 (D.N.J.)