FRCP Rule 68 Offer of Judgment

I have myself successfully utilized the Offer of Judgment procedure in FLSA cases and often blogged about these so-called “pick off” actions.  Now the Supreme Court has weighed in.  The Court has (perhaps) dealt a significant blow to the ability of class action defendants to “pick off” named plaintiffs by offering them complete relief for

These are happy times for management side lawyers, I predict.  The U.S. Supreme Court has heard oral arguments on the issue of whether utilizing the Rule 68 FRCP Offer of Judgment procedure to, essentially, “pick off” the lead, named plaintiff in a FLSA collective action ends up undermining the validity of the entire class if

In yet another case involving Assistant Managers, the named plaintiff in a exemption misclassification case has moved for conditional certification, after successfully defeating the defendant-employer’s Rule 68/Offer of Judgment strategy.

I have written about Rule 68 many times and have urged that this is a viable way for a defendant to close a case out,

In yet another case involving Assistant Managers, the named plaintiff in a exemption misclassification case has moved for conditional certification, after successfully defeating the defendant-employer’s Rule 68/Offer of Judgment strategy.

I have written about Rule 68 many times and have urged that this is a viable way for a defendant to close a case out,