Employee Wage Lawyer and Overtime Lawyer - Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc. Settlement on Behalf of Computer Graphic Artists

Shapiro Haber & Urmy LLP represented computer graphic artists seeking to recover unpaid overtime compensation under California law from Sony Computer Entertainment of America, Inc. The company contended that the employees were not entitled to overtime pay because they were artistic professional employees. The firm obtained a settlement of $8.5 million for the artists, and the company agreed to pay overtime to certain artists going forward. Thomas V. Urmy Jr. primarily handled the case for Shapiro Haber & Urmy LLP.