Quinn Emanuel Urges Judge To Toss 'Gotcha' OT Class Action

Law360, New York (June 7, 2013, 8:36 PM EDT) -- Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP took another shot Friday at a contract attorney's putative class action, saying he was not entitled to overtime pay for “extremely routine” document review because the overtime exemption for professionals covered all types of legal work performed by attorneys.

William Henig sued Quinn Emanuel in March on behalf of all of its contract attorneys in New York, alleging that he and others who worked more than 40 hours per week were wrongly denied overtime pay. He claims that work requiring...
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Case Information

Case Title

Henig v. Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Ronnie Abrams

Date Filed

March 4, 2013

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