Conde Nast Agrees To Settle Intern Class Action For $5.85M

Law360, New York (November 13, 2014, 3:47 PM EST) -- Conde Nast Publications agreed to pay $5.85 million to resolve a putative class action brought by two former interns at the New Yorker and W magazine who claimed they were unlawfully denied minimum wage, the plaintiffs told a New York federal court Thursday.

Named plaintiffs Lauren Ballinger and Matthew Lieb filed a motion for preliminary approval of a class action deal that would resolve both federal and state wage claims, pointing out that there was an inherent risk in pursuing the case because what legal test should apply to intern wage claims is still being mulled by the Second Circuit....

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!