Montanile: A Cautionary Tale For ERISA Plans

Matthew Peck 
Matthew Peck
January 27, 2016

The meaning of “appropriate equitable relief” under ERISA Section 502(a)(3) has been the subject of no less than four Supreme Court decisions in this millennium. The Supreme Court’s decision in Montanile v. Board of Trustees of the Nat’l Elevator Indus. Health Benefit Plan is the most recent decision to consider the issue and is an important cautionary tale for ERISA plans.

Click here to view a client alert, authored by Ray Lynch and Matt Peck, that discusses the evolving Supreme Court jurisprudence on the meaning of “appropriate equitable relief” and discusses the practical significance of the Montanile decision for ERISA plans.