Employment Law

Consolidated Freightways

Result: $13.5 million settlement
Year: 1993

Church v. Consolidated Freightways ERISA Litigation

Lieff Cabraser was the Lead Court-appointed Class Counsel in this class action on behalf of the exemptConsolidated Freightways Employment Class Action Lawsuit employees of Emery Air Freight, a freight forwarding company acquired by Consolidated Freightways in 1989.

On behalf of the employee class, Lieff Cabraser prosecuted claims for violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the securities laws, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. The case settled in 1993 for $13.5 million.