Court Awards Restaurant Workers over $750,000 for Unpaid Wages

On May 5, 2017, Markovits, Stock & DeMarco scored a major victory on behalf of four former employees at Los Arrieros Mexican Restaurant. The plaintiffs–three servers and one cook–were awarded $754,148.07 in unpaid minimum wages, and other damages under the Ohio Constitution, Article II, Section 34a, the Ohio Minimum Fair Wage Standards Act, and Ohio’s…

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…

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…

Basketball Legend Oscar Robertson Retains Markovits, Stock & DeMarco to Represent Him in Landmark Antitrust Case Against the NCAA et al

Joining forces with Celtics great Bill Russell, UCLA star Ed O’Bannon and a host of former collegiate athletes, Oscar Robertson has sued the NCAA, Collegiate Licensing Company, and Electronic Arts claiming those entities improperly profited from using his likeness and image in violation of antitrust laws. The case is captioned In re NCAA Student-Athlete Name…