Paralegals Say Bankruptcy Firm Withheld Overtime Pay

Law360, New York (May 21, 2012, 3:45 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of former paralegals and legal secretaries has accused bankruptcy law firm Clark & Washington PC of requiring them to work more than 40 hours a week without overtime pay in a Fair Labor Standards Act suit removed to Florida federal court Sunday.

Named plaintiffs Nydia Aponte, Gricely Vargas, Marc Pfleger, Sarah Reep and Rebecca Goodall launched the suit, originally filed in Florida state court, on behalf of themselves and other similarly situated workers who they say were not properly compensated by the Georgia-based...
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Case Title

Aponte et al v. Clark and Washington, P.C.


Case Number

8:12-cv-01121

Court

Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Elizabeth A. Kovachevich

Date Filed

May 17, 2012

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