Dewey Settles IT Staffer's Overtime Action

Law360, New York (June 24, 2011, 6:53 PM EDT) -- Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP has reached a tentative deal to end a putative class action in New York accusing the firm of making technology workers put in more than 50 hours a week without overtime pay, it said in a letter to the court Wednesday.

“The parties have now reached a settlement in principle,” Dewey attorney Lawrence R. Sandak of Proskauer Rose LLP told U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein in the letter.

Judge Hellerstein dismissed the case while the two sides worked out a deal,...
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