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Case Number: 0:20-cv-61228-AOV
Judge: Alicia O. Valle
Court: United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida (Broward County)
Defendant's Attorney: Alejandro Brito
Description: Fort Lauderdale, Florida employment lawyer represented Plaintiff, Francia Toussaint, who sued Eileen De Oliviera and Therapies 4 Kids, Inc. on Fair Labor Standards Act violation theories.
Outcome: PAPERLESS ORDER REQUIRING PLAINTIFF'S COUNSEL TO SUBMIT BILLING RECORDS IN CONNECTION WITH REVIEW OF FLSA SETTLEMENT. This cause comes before the Court upon 47 the Joint Motion for Approval of Confidential Settlement Agreement and Dismissal With Prejudice. Pursuant to Lynn's Food Stores, Inc. v. United States, 679 F.2d 1350, 1353 (11th Cir. 1982), the Court is required to review the parties' Settlement Agreement to ensure that it is a "fair and reasonable" resolution under the FLSA, including the amount designated for attorneys fees and costs. Accordingly, by April 9, 2021, Plaintiff's counsel must email to the undersigned (at email@example.com) counsel's billing records, including counsel's hours, rate(s), total attorney's fees, and costs incurred to support the attorney's fee amount set forth in the Settlement Agreement. Signed by Magistrate Judge Alicia O. Valle on 4/2/2021. (sd01) (Entered: 04/02/2021)