Robert A Long
In re Family Dollar FLSA Litigation (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit 2011). Mr. Long was counsel to Family Dollar Stores on this attraction underneath the Fair Labor Standards Act. The courtroom of appeals held that a store manager’s major responsibility was management, and that she was exempt from the overtime necessities of the FLSA.
After granting Lilly’s request for permission to take an interlocutory attraction, the court of appeals held that the case couldn’t proceed as a class motion as a result of plaintiffs wanted individualized proof of causation and injury to show their claims. The court docket of appeals additionally ruled that Lilly was entitled to abstract judgment on plaintiffs’ claim that the price of Zyprexa was too excessive. Rouse v. Wachovia Mortgage FSB (U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Cir. 2014). Mr. Long represented Wells Fargo Bank on this appeal, which held that the bank just isn’t a citizen of California for purposes of federal variety jurisdiction. CBS Corporation v. FCC (U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit 2015).
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Bell Atlantic v. Twombly (U.S. Supreme Court 2007), Leegin Creative Leather Products v. PSKS, Inc. (U.S. Supreme Court 2007), and Texaco v. Dagher (U.S. Supreme Court 2006). Mr. Long was counsel to the American Petroleum Institute, which filed briefs as amicus curiae in every of these antitrust instances. In Leegin, the Court overruled its prior decisions holding that vertical minimum resale price upkeep is a per se violation of the Sherman Act. Dagher addressed the authorized commonplace for antitrust analysis of joint ventures. Mr. Long was counsel to the Xerox Corporation pension plan on this ERISA case.
The Court dominated for the Xerox Plan, holding that courts ought to defer to the plan administrator’s good-faith interpretation of the phrases of an ERISA plan, even when the plan administrator’s preliminary interpretation was erroneous. It was Long’s household who turned him in Tuesday, Reynolds said, indicating the dad and mom referred to as police after seeing surveillance footage that authorities posted to social media. Long advised police the shootings had been “not racially motivated,” based on Baker, of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.
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As properly because the seven Britons, three Australian backpackers, two from Holland and one every from Ireland, Japan and South Korea died within the blaze. Long, a diminutive, heavily bearded determine who had been attentive however emotionless through a lot of the trial, showed no emotion because the courtroom erupted round him. The jury of seven men and 5 ladies, who had been sent out on Thursday morning and were locked in deliberations until after 9pm yesterday, filed into court docket and stood solemnly in a line as Justice Peter Dutney requested them to ship their verdicts. After the fireplace, Long went on the run and was found by police five days later, hiding in bushland less than 20 miles from Childers. During a battle with two canine handlers, he produced a knife, slashed a police dog and stabbed one of many officers on the chin. While being arrested five days after the hearth, he was shot within the shoulder in a struggle with police.