Steven F. Pockrass: Lawyer with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Steven F. Pockrass

Co-Chair, Wage and Hour Practice Group
Indianapolis,  IN  U.S.A.

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  • Litigation
  • Labor Law
  • Employment Law
University Washington & Lee University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1987
Law SchoolUniversity of Virginia, J.D., 1995
Admitted1995, Indiana; U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships Indianapolis, Indiana State, Federal and American Bar Associations; Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (Board of Directors, 2005-2008).
BornNew York, N.Y., November 23, 1965

Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sullivan Medallion; Editorial Board, Virginia Journal of Social Policy & Law, 1994-1995; Appendix Editor, The Family and Medical Leave Act (BNA Books 2006); Chapter Reviewer, ABA Family Legal Guide (Third Ed. 2004); Contributing Author, ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, Fair Labor Standards Legislation Committee, Subcommittee on the Family and Medical Leave Act, Annual Reports (2000-2005); Indianapolis Equal Opportunity Advisory Board (2001-2008).

Reported CasesHoward v. Ray's, LLC, 2011 WL 4625735 (S.D.Ind. 2011); Rodriguez v. Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group Inc., 2010 WL 3398885 (S.D.Ind. 2010); Craft v. Ray's, LLC, 2009 WL 3163148 (S.D.Ind. 2009), amended on reconsideration, 2010 WL 148306 (S.D.Ind. 2010); O'Hollaren v. Hill-Rom Co., Inc., 2008 WL 3853350 (D.Or. 2008; Nowland v. Hill-Rom Co., Inc., 2008 WL 1909217 (D.Or. 2008); Davidson v. Citizens Gas & Coke Utility, 2006 WL 1367430 (S.D.Ind. 2006); Williams v. Riverside Community Corrections Corp., 846 N.E.2d 738 (Ind.App. 2006); Bratcher v. Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc., 2006 WL 694140 (S.D.Ind. 2006); Davidson v. Citizens Gas & Coke Utility, 2006 WL 694291 (S.D.Ind. 2006); Herron v. DaimlerChrysler Corp., 388 F.3d 293 (7th Cir. 2004); Swartz v. McDonald's Corp., 87 F.Supp.2d 863 (N.D.Ind. 2000); Allen v. Interstate Brands, 186 F.R.D. 512 (S.D.Ind. 1999); Jasmantas v. Subaru-Isuzu Automotive, Inc., 141 F.3d 667 (7th Cir. 1998); Bassett v. Subaru-Isuzu Automotive, Inc., 948 F.Supp. 811 (N.D.Ind. 1996) In re: Pasminco Zinc, Inc. (Carthage, Tenn.) and USWA Local 8413, 2000 WL 1599200, 114 Lab. Arb. (BNA) 1436 (2000) In re: McFarling Foods, Inc., 366 NLRB No. 122 (NLRB 2001).

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Are You a Joint Employer? WHD Issues Guidance in the Form of an Administrator’s Interpretation
Margaret Carroll Alli,Hera S. Arsen,Steven F. Pockrass,Alfred B. Robinson, January 29, 2016
On January 20, 2016, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor released an Administrator’s Interpretation (AI) on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA). Continuing its quest to...

It’s Time to Work Overtime on Your Comments to the DOL
Steven F. Pockrass, August 7, 2015
Time is not on your side if you are an employer who has yet to address the U. S. Department of Labor’s proposed revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s white collar overtime regulations.

Should Employers Be Allowed to Count Nondiscretionary Bonuses Toward the FLSA’s Minimum Salary Threshold? The DOL Wants Your Comments
Steven F. Pockrass, July 15, 2015
As we reported last week in “A Call to Action: The Comment Period on the new Proposed Overtime Regulations Begins,” employers have a limited window of opportunity to submit comments in response to the proposed revisions to the white collar overtime regulations that the U.S. Department...

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Steven F. Pockrass

Suite 4600, 111 Monument Circle
IndianapolisIN 46204


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