Quinn Emanuel Contract Atty Faces Uphill Battle In OT Suit

Law360, New York (March 5, 2013, 8:10 PM EST) -- In order to succeed, a proposed class action accusing Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP and a legal staffing agency of withholding overtime pay must show that contract attorneys do not actually do legal work, a tough argument that makes the suit unlikely to trigger similar claims against other firms, experts said Tuesday.

Contract attorney William Henig has an uphill battle in his attempt to secure overtime pay for six weeks of document review work he did at the law firm, impeded by the professional exemption...
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