1st Circ. Won't Bar Lichten From NJ Overtime Suit

Law360, New York (February 23, 2011, 2:20 PM EST) -- The First Circuit denied a bid Tuesday by staffing company Robert Half International Inc. to prevent Lichten & Liss-Riordan PC from representing workers in a proposed overtime class action in New Jersey.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a lower court's ruling that an order disqualifying Lichten from a similar case in Massachusetts Massachusetts case clearly applied only to that court.

The dispute dates to July 2009, when after nearly five years of litigation in an overtime suit against Robert...
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