9th Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of ERISA Claims Against Booz Allen

(May 25, 2016, 1:51 PM EDT) -- PASADENA, Calif. — A Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on May 24 affirmed dismissal of ERISA and breach of contract claims against Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. (BAH) arising from an employment dispute (Foster Rich v. Ralph W. Shrader, et al., No. 14-55484, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 9488).

(Opinion available. Document #54-160608-021Z.)

In addressing what appears to be a matter of first impression in this circuit about what qualifies as an employee pension benefit plan under Employee Retirement Income Security Act Section 1002(2)(A),...
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