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Mevorah v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, No. 08-15355

In a class action alleging failure to pay overtime brought by current and former Wells Fargo home mortgage consultants, the District Court's order certifying a class is reversed where the District Court abused its discretion by relying on Defendant's uniform policy of treating its employees as exempt from overtime laws, to the near exclusion of other relevant factors touching on predominance.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted February 5, 2009

Filed July 7, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Mills

Counsel

For Appellant:

Lindbergh Porter, Jr., Littler Mendelson, P.C., San Francisco, CA

For Appellees:

Kevin J. McInerney, McInerney & Jones, Reno, NV