Leimkuehler v. American United Life Insurance Co.

Case Highlights

Status of the Case:

  • On April 16, 2013, the 7th Circuit affirmed the decision of the district court finding that American United Life Insurance Co. (AUL) is not a fiduciary to the plan in question. The district previously granted summary judgment to AUL.
  • In March 2014, the Supreme Court denied the plaintiffs’ petition for a writ of cert, effectively ending the case.

Issues:

  • Excessive Fees
  • Institutional Share Classes
  • Insurance Separate Accounts
  • Self-Dealing

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Key Defendants:

  • American United Life Insurance Co.

Significant Filings:

Commentary:

Background

Court(s):

  • 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Case No. 12-1081

Judge(s):

  • Circuit Judge Diane P. Wood
  • Circuit Judge Michael S. Kanne
  • Circuit Judge Diane S. Sykes

Defendants:

  • American United Life Insurance Co.

Attorneys – Plaintiffs:

  • Delaney & Delaney, LLC
  • Korein Tillery, LLC
  • Zagrans Law Firm, LLC

Attorneys – Defendants:

  • Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
  • Sidley Austin, LLP

 

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