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Lindsey Chopin

Lindsey Chopin

Associate

Lindsey Chopin is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department and a member of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group, focusing on complex employee benefits litigation.

With a diverse range of clients, Lindsey represents financial service providers, hospitals, large corporations and multiemployer funds in matters including breach of fiduciary duty claims, stock drop claims, church plan claims, withdrawal liability and delinquent contribution claims.

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Fifth Circuit Refuses Application of Bright-Line Test in FLSA Seaman Exemption Dispute

On November 13, 2014, the Fifth Circuit addressed the uncertainty stemming from its decision in Owens v. SeaRiver Maritime, Inc., 272 F.3d 698 (5th Cir. 2001), wherein the Court found that a plaintiff’s unloading and loading of vessels was considered “nonseaman” work subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (“FLSA”) overtime requirements. Subsequent to that decision, … Continue Reading
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