Mom Set Up Law Firm For Atty Facing Secretary's OT Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 2, 2017, 11:28 PM EDT) -- Testifying in a law secretary's overtime suit, attorney Robert Mayman explained to a California jury Tuesday why he and not name partner James J. Little is the registered owner of Los Angeles firm J.J. Little LLP, saying Little's mother entrusted him with the role because she didn't trust her son's financial acumen.

Noemi Bernal claims in her suit that while she worked for J.J. Little & Associates from 2010 to 2013, the firm misclassified her as an exempt employee, failed to pay her overtime wages, and gave her a 2010 Audi as compensation that she was required to give back when...

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