Representation of national food service and supply companies in wage and hour class action suits filed by truck drivers asserting violations of California meal break laws. Claims were dismissed with prejudice on grounds that they were preempted by the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act.
Representation of financial institution in off-the-clock wage and hour class action. Defense motion to compel individual arbitration of claims was granted.
Representation of financial institution in putative wage and hour class action alleging unlawful forfeiture of allegedly vested compensation under incentive compensation plans. Successfully obtained judgment on the pleadings on all claims.
Representation of one of the largest financial institutions in the United States in multidistrict wage and hour class and collective action litigation. Defense motion to transfer 12 off-the-clock overtime putative class and collective actions for coordinated or consolidated pretrial proceedings was granted by Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation.
Representation of financial institution in statewide putative class and collective action alleging off-the-clock overtime and related claims. Successfully opposed plaintiff’s motion to compel production of putative class members’ contact information and obtained order limiting production and then only after utilization of a court-approved Belaire West notice to those putative class members.