Seyfarth Shaw Atty Ducks Sanctions For Missed Conference

Law360, New York (May 9, 2013, 2:10 PM EDT) -- A Seyfarth Shaw LLP attorney dodged sanctions for missing a status conference in a wage-and-hour class action against Stryker Sales Corp., with an Indiana federal court on Thursday deciding not to penalize the lawyer for the oversight.

Arthur Rooney said in a filing on Wednesday that he was a no-show for the telephonic status conference because of confusion over its start time. He said he mistakenly believed the April 30 conference was scheduled for 9 a.m. Central time instead of 9 a.m. Eastern, which would have...
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