LA Attys Sued Over 'Secret' $6M Wells Fargo OT Settlement

Law360, New York (October 19, 2012, 8:34 PM EDT) -- A putative class on Thursday lodged a legal malpractice suit against a Los Angeles law office, saying the firm mishandled settlement talks in a previous wage and hour action against Wells Fargo & Co. by bargaining away opt-out rights without consulting its clients.

The proposed class suit, filed in California state court by lead plaintiff Kendra Cutting, alleges that the Law Offices of Mark Yablonovich — which represented a putative employee class in a suit against Wells Fargo — entered into a "secret" $6 million settlement...
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