Jimmy John’s Drivers: Are You Being Paid Properly?

MSD filed a lawsuit seeking to represent delivery drivers who have worked at Jimmy John’s franchises over the past several years. The plaintiff-delivery driver claims that the “Hohla & Wyss” Jimmy John’s franchisees denied delivery drivers proper wages in three distinct ways. Under-reimbursed automobile expenses and other “kickbacks” First, the plaintiff alleges that Jimmy John’s…

Markovits, Stock & DeMarco Welcomes Attorney Jennifer J. Morales

Markovits, Stock & DeMarco is pleased to welcome attorney Jennifer J. Morales. Morales practices in the areas of complex commercial litigation and settlement administration. She has significant experience in the estimation, litigation, and liquidation of mass tort claims, the creation of qualified settlement funds, and the counseling of trustees of mass tort settlement trusts on…

Chris Stock Tapped for Position on Ohio House’s New Medical Marijuana Task Force

We congratulate Chris Stock, one of Markovits, Stock & DeMarco’s founding partners, for being asked by Ohio Speaker of the House, Clifford A. Rosenberger, to serve on a 15-member Medical Marijuana Task Force, led by Representative Kirk Schuring. The task force will examine the issue of medical marijuana, including whether and how to legalize it…

Markovits, Stock & DeMarco Launches the Wage and Hour Information Resource Website

Starting this year, Markovits, Stock & DeMarco launched the Wage and Hour Information Resource website. The site is designed to provide employers and employees with information and practical answers about wage and hour issues in the workplace. Some of the issues covered include overtime pay, minimum wage, retaliation, and whistleblowing. In describing the website, Andrew…

Bill Markovits Finalist for 2015 Antitrust Enforcement Award

The American Antitrust Institute recognized Bill Markovits as one of four finalists for the 2015 Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Private Law award for his success in Collins Inkjet Corp. v. Eastman Kodak Co. In that case, Collins Inkjet alleged that Kodak violated the federal antitrust laws by illegal tying. The district court found in Collins’ favor and issued a preliminary…

Bill Markovits Named Best Lawyers® 2016 Antitrust Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati

Bill Markovits was named the Best Lawyers® 2016 Antitrust Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore…