E&Y Wants 2nd Circ. To Halt Cert. Bid In Class Waiver Case

Law360, New York (May 25, 2012, 7:07 PM EDT) -- Ernst & Young LLP asked the Second Circuit on Wednesday to freeze a pending wage-and-hour class action against it as it appeals a judge's decision denying individual arbitration in the case, arguing that it would face exponentially higher legal costs if class certification were allowed to proceed.

A New York magistrate judge granted a partial stay in the case in March that put a stop to discovery but allowed the class certification process to continue.

Ernst & Young had requested the stay as it appealed the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Sutherland v. Ernst & Young LLP

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Katherine B. Forrest

Date Filed

April 20, 2010

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