9th Circ. Threatens Littler Attys With Sanctions In Wage Suits

Law360, New York (July 2, 2013, 9:24 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit rejected “frivolous” bids Thursday from Nordstrom Inc. and Con-Way Freight Inc. to overturn district court denials of summary judgment to the companies in wage cases, and ordered Littler Mendelson PC attorneys to explain why they shouldn't face monetary sanctions.  

The trio of orders, rejecting two petitions for mandamus on behalf of retailer Nordstrom and one from transportation and logistics company Con-Way, called out a total of six attorneys for labor and employment powerhouse Littler Mendelson and gave them 21 days to show cause...
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