How They Won It: Crowell Beats FLSA Suit At Trial

Law360, New York (November 17, 2011, 6:48 PM EST) -- While employee misclassification suits are often considered too risky to take to trial, it took a jury less than an hour to return a verdict in favor of Crowell & Moring LLP client DeWolff Boberg & Associates.

The decision to take the Fair Labor Standards Act case over DB&A's classification of its management consultants as exempt from overtime pay requirements all the way to trial — even though most similar cases end in settlements — was made early in the litigation process, according to Crowell &...
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