Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Philip R. Russ, Trial Atty. (argued), Felipe Zavala, Law Offices of Philip R. Russ, Amarillo, TX, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.
Michael W. Fox (argued), Robert Chance, Ogletree Deakins, Austin, TX, for Defendants-Appellees.
Before JONES, Chief Judge, and BENAVIDES and PRADO, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.
In 2007, Appellants Christina Acevedo and approximately 800 current or former employees of Allsup's Convenience Stories, Inc. ("Allsup's") opted into a representative action against their employer, seeking payment of unpaid wages and overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"), 29 U.S.C. §§ 201-19 (2006). After the district court decertified the representative action and dismissed Appellants' claims, they filed the present action, seeking...
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