11th Circ. OKs Sanctions Against Shavitz In FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (August 26, 2009, 6:10 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has signed off on sanctions against Shavitz Law Group PA, a Florida firm that has filed almost a quarter of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida's Fair Labor Standards Act suits, for improperly soliciting plaintiffs in a nationwide overtime class action.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Aug. 25 unanimously upheld a lower court order preventing Shavitz from taking on clients who do not work with the six TBC Corp. employees who first accused...
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