11th Circuit Upholds Attorney Fee Award In Settled Overtime Suit

11th Circuit Upholds Attorney Fee Award In Settled Overtime Suit

ATLANTA - An Alabama federal judge did not err in awarding a plaintiff in an overtime lawsuit more than $61,000 in attorney fees after the employee and employer reached a $3,600 settlement, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Oct. 1 (Phyllis Wolff v. Royal American Management, Inc., No. 12-15981, 11th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 20030).

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