The Brinker Case - What the California Supreme Court Decision Means for Meal and Rest Break Class Actions in California


Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP San Francisco, CA
United States
Wed, 2012-05-23

Rex S. Heinke and Gregory W. Knopp, partners, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

8:30-10 am
1 hr or email


The California Supreme Court has ruled on Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court, which resolved some widely litigated questions regarding meal and rest breaks. Rex Heinke, co-chair of our Supreme Court and appellate practice who argued the case on behalf of Brinker, will analyze the court's opinion and discuss the future of meal and rest break litigation. Together with Akin Gump labor and employment partner Greg Knopp, who represents employers in numerous class actions involving break claims, the program will answer questions such as What did Brinker hold?; What did Brinker leave undecided?; and What does Brinker mean for your business?