I have posted several times about the rash of attorney FLSA lawsuits where the claim is “I was only doing clerical work” theory. In one of these cases, involving Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, the plaintiff is seeking what the law firm has deemed a “fishing expedition” and needlessly expansive discovery demands. The case is

On November 7, 2011, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (the “Chamber”) filed an amicus brief in support of the motion by KPMG LLP (“KPMG”) to set aside the Southern District of New York’s denial of its application for a protective order.  The protective order sought to limit the number of employee hard drives that KPMG