Judge Won't Boot Jackson Lewis From Bus Co. OT Suit

Law360, New York (December 1, 2011, 1:26 PM EST) -- An Arkansas federal judge on Wednesday refused to disqualify Jackson Lewis LLP from representing school bus company First Student Inc. in a putative overtime class action despite the firm's representation of two plaintiffs in depositions in a previous lawsuit.

The plaintiffs claimed that the law firm should be kicked off the case because Jackson Lewis partner Stephen X. Munger counseled lead plaintiff Karen Springs during a deposition in a sister case, while Munger and associate Justin R. Barnes represented plaintiff Roy Burnley in his deposition in...
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