Skadden Rips Atty OT Claims, Pans Ruling In Similar Suit

Law360, New York (January 28, 2014, 5:26 PM EST) -- A putative collective action accusing Skadden Arps Meagher Slate & Flom LLP of denying temp lawyers overtime should be dismissed, the firm said Friday, claiming a judge who declined to toss a similar suit endorsed an “unworkable standard” and "mistakenly" overlooked caselaw.

Skadden and fellow defendant Tower Legal Staffing Inc. urged a New York federal court to grant their Dec. 6 dismissal bid, arguing that plaintiff David Lola, who reviewed documents for Skadden for about 15 months, was clearly exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act's...
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