The Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis recently won a decision on the certification of wage claims for sushi restaurant workers in Brooklyn, New York. Firm partners Christopher Davis and Rachell Haskell advocated for former servers at Mitoushi Sushi. Davis and Haskell successfully argued that Mitoushi did not pay workers minimum wage and overtime pay as required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Therefore, the Court decided that “Plaintiffs’ motion for conditional certification as a FLSA collective action, and
Judge Woods of the U.S. District Court Southern District of New York recently granted our firm’s motion. Our firm moved to invalidate deceptive arbitration agreements on behalf of IT workers in a class-action lawsuit. The Court found that the IT employer’s new arbitration policy was instituted in bad faith. IT workers were required to sign the arbitration agreement in order to keep their jobs, essentially giving them no choice but to sign away their rights in court. Because the IT
The Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis is proud to announce that our attorney Rachel Haskell was named as a rising star to the Super Lawyers New York Metro 2019 listing. We are also pleased to share that Christopher Q. Davis was named as a Superlawyer. Our attorneys know what it takes to win. We are committed to working on all employment legal needs, and our hard work delivers excellent results to clients.
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The following statements are recent testimonials from a federal judge on the high-quality work of the Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis:
“You have an extremely high rate of contacting the class members and only one person opted
out, so that seems very positive.”
“And, you know, here the monies are quite substantial in light of the best possible recovery. You know, in a FLSA case, 75 cents on the dollar of your best estimate is a very good recovery for plaintiff when
United Capital Financial Advisers is being sued by a former employee who claims she experienced racial discrimination and retaliation at the firm.
Tracey Chung alleges that her supervisor would publicly humiliate and berate her, and constantly micromanage her work, according to a lawsuit filed last week in a Dallas, Texas federal court. Chung claims that she was singled out by this supervisor because she was the only Asian woman in the office and was viewed as an easy target.
Chung reported the behavior to the
FDM, an internet technology (IT) staffer, has serviced over 50 clients across the United States. The Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis, located in New York City, recently won a motion against FDM to conditionally certify an FLSA collective. Our Law Office alleges that FDM’s IT consultants were not paid overtime. While the defendant claims the IT consultants are overtime exempt, we argue that FDM has not complied with the overtime policies in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The
The Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis filed an overtime lawsuit against Allied Universal on behalf of all hourly Airport Security Agents, Lead Airport Security Agents, Operations Assistants, and Supervisors at John F. Kennedy International Airport (“JFK”). The lawsuit was originally filed in October 2017, and is now proceeding to discovery following an Initial Conference in the Eastern District of New York.
The lawsuit alleges that Allied Universal forced Security Agents, Operations Assistants and Supervisors to work “off-the-clock” before their scheduled
Firm Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Le Pain Quotidien on Behalf of Servers for Tip Pool and Wage Violations
Recently, The Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis filed a Collective Class and Class Action Lawsuit on behalf of all tipped Servers employed at Le Pain Quotidien’s restaurants throughout the United States. As our Firm’s investigation revealed, and as we alleged in the Class Action Complaint, LPQ’s Servers were denied minimum wage and overtime compensation pursuant to an unlawful “tip credit” policy, denied lawful “spread of hours” pay, denied lawful reimbursement for the cost of laundering required uniforms, subjected to LPQ’s
The Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis recently filed an FLSA collective class and Rule 23 class action against Cablevision Systems New York City Corporation, Cablevision Systems Corporation, and CSC Holdings, LLC on behalf of all hourly Field Service Technicians employed in the Bronx and Brooklyn and who were denied minimum wage compensation, “straight time” compensation, and overtime compensation. Pursuant to our Firm’s investigation, and as alleged in the Class Action Complaint, Cablevision required Field Service Technicians in the Bronx