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Robinson-Smith v. Gov't. Employees Ins. Co., No. 08-7146

In a class action by insurance adjusters seeking overtime benefits under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), summary judgment for plaintiffs is reversed where the undisputed fact that the adjusters exercised "some discretion" meant that they were exempt from overtime pay as administrative employees under the FLSA.

Read Robinson-Smith v. Gov't. Employees Ins. Co., No. 08-7146

Appellate Information

Argued October 15, 2009

Decided January 5, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Judge Henderson

Counsel

For Appellant:

Eric Hemmendinger, Glen Donath and Bruce S. Harrison, Shawe Rosenthal, LLP, Baltimore, MD

For Appellees:

Charles E. Tompkins, Thomas V. Urmy Jr., and Todd Heyman, Hausfeld LLP, Washington, DC