2nd Circuit: Attorney Who Was Hired To Review Documents May Be Owed Overtime
Mealey's (August 4, 2015, 2:07 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — An attorney who was hired to review documents in a state where he was not licensed to practice may be able to prove that he was owed overtime, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled July 23, reinstating the attorney’s collective action claims (David Lola, et al. v. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, et al., No. 14-3845, 2nd Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 12755).
David Lola, an attorney licensed to practice in California and a North Carolina resident, began working...