Judge Threatens KPMG With 6-Month Discovery Limit In OT Suit

Law360, New York (March 13, 2012, 12:53 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday threatened to limit discovery in a class action against accounting firm KPMG LLP that claims it failed to compensate thousands of audit associates for overtime worked, expressing frustration with ongoing evidence disputes.

“If KPMG is unwilling to cooperate in that endeavor, I will just abandon my effort to streamline the case, give you six months (no more) to complete ALL discovery, merits and expert, and let you have at it,” U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon said in a letter...
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