Employment Group of the Year: Morgan Lewis

Law360, New York (January 7, 2011, 7:05 PM EST) -- In a case with wide implications in the retail industry, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP convinced a federal appeals court in September that NutriSystem Inc.'s sales commissions need not be based on percentages for employees to be exempt from federal overtime law, one of many reasons it has earned a spot among Law360's Employment Groups of 2010.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit adopted Morgan Lewis' argument that commissions should be considered "bona fide" under the Fair Labor Standards Act if they are...
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