Wage and hour claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and New York Labor Law (“NYLL”) continue to be some of the most frequently filed cases in the Federal Courts of New York. These cases present unique challenges to employers, particularly where they are pursued, as they most commonly are, on a class or collective basis. Understanding the various substantive defenses and procedural options that are available to employers faced with these claims is a core competency of Sheppard Mullin’s Labor and Employment Attorneys.

With one of the largest and most prestigious Labor and Employment practices in the country, Sheppard Mullin advises employers of all sizes on FLSA and NYLL compliance and defense strategies in litigation. As a result, our attorneys are consistently relied upon by employers faced with defending such claims.