Scores of ERISA “stock drop” cases have been resolved by settlement or by pre-trial rulings in favor of defendants. But only a handful of such cases have been decided following a full-blown trial on the merits. There have been four trials involving stock of a publicly-traded company, and the defendants prevailed in each such case. Please see the attached memo for further information. Seventh Circuit Affirms Trial Court's ERISA "Stock Drop" Judgment in Favor of Former Employee of Closely-Held Securities Trading Firm.