Northrop Grumman 401(k) Excessive Fee Suit Granted Class Certification

On Thursday November 3, a California federal judge granted class certification in an ERISA suit brought by Schlichter Bogard & Denton on behalf of participants in a 401(k) plan sponsored by Northrop Grumman. In granting class certification, U.S. District Judge Andre Birotte Jr. found the named plaintiffs to be adequate class representatives and appointed Schlichter Bogard & Dentonas class counsel for a class of more than 100,000 participants in the Northrop Grumman Savings Plan.

When interviewed, Schlichter Bogard & Denton’s founding and managing partner Jerome Schlichter said he was “pleased” with the Court’s ruling, noting that it follows another 401(k) suit against Northrop also brought by Schlichter Bogard & Denton, which recently settled for $16.75 million.

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