Holt Mynatt DQ'd From OT Suit After Hiring Paralegal

Law360, New York (April 23, 2015, 1:51 PM EDT) -- A New Mexico federal judge on Wednesday disqualified Holt Mynatt & Martinez PC from representing Denco Inc. in a suit accusing the construction company of underpaying its employees, saying the firm's new paralegal previously worked for plaintiffs' counsel and was privy to confidential information about the suit.

U.S District Judge Gregory B. Wormuth granted the motion to disqualify Holt Mynatt from the suit alleging Denco withheld overtime wages from its employees, failed to compensate their travel time to and from construction sites, and underpaid the workers on an hourly rate. The judge said that paralegal Joelle Gonzales was the sole employee...

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