Michael Morrison obtained certification of a class of truck drivers who were denied meal and rest periods and not paid for all hours worked (off-the-clock claims), and he defeated a motion for summary judgment on the issue of whether the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (“FAAA Act”) preempts California’s meal and rest period laws on November 19, 2012 in Mendez v. R+L Carriers, Inc, et al., Case No. C 11-2478 CW, pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.