William Hogg - Attorney

William

Hogg

Attorney

William Hogg

Education

>> Tulane University

Juris Doctor (J.D.)

2008-2010


>> Texas Christian University

Bachelor's Degree, Poliical Science

2004-2008


Awards & Achievements

>> Successfully obtained nationwide conditional certification of a collective action potentially involving over 2 million hourly employees against Walmart, in Haro et al. v. Walmart, Inc., Case No. 1:21-cv-00239 (E.D. Cal. Feb. 27, 2023).

>> Achieved nationwide conditional certification of collective action on behalf of over 4,000 patient care workers against Legacy Health, in Hunter v. Legacy Health, Case No. 3:18-CV-02219-AC, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 371 (D. Or. Jan. 4, 2021).

>> Played an integral role as part of a team that succeeded in obtaining Rule 23 class certification on behalf of a group of real estate appraisers against Title Source, in Swamy v. Title Source, Inc., Case No. 3:17-cv-01175 (N.D. Cal. Apr. 2, 2018).

A Trusted Advocate for Workers' Rights

OVERVIEW

Will is esteemed as a highly regarded attorney, renowned for his expertise in litigating violations of employment laws, notably the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage laws. With an unwavering commitment to fairness and a meticulous approach to legal proceedings, Will has effectively represented a diverse range of clients in both state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration settings. His impressive track record includes securing significant settlements for various groups, such as a remarkable $5.5 million settlement for 8,000 patient care workers and a notable $2 million settlement for a group of exotic dancers.

Beyond his noteworthy achievements in securing favorable outcomes for his clients, Will has also played a pivotal role in advancing the cause of justice on a broader scale. His instrumental efforts in obtaining nationwide certifications for collective actions, including high-profile cases against corporate giants like Walmart and Legacy Health, underscore his dedication to advocating for the rights of individuals in the workforce.

As a respected member of the legal profession, Will’s contributions extend far beyond the courtroom. His commitment to upholding the principles of fairness and equity has earned him the admiration of peers and clients, solidifying his reputation as a leading authority in employment law litigation. With his expertise and passion for justice, Will continues to profoundly impact ensuring that workers’ rights are upheld and protected.


SERVICES & SPECIALIZATIONS

>> Focus on class and collective actions for unpaid wages in federal and state courts nationwide.

>> Expertise in statistical extrapolation in complex litigation, as demonstrated by publications such as “Statistical Extrapolation in Complex Litigation: Science or Guesswork?” in the Southern Journal of Business & Ethics, Vol. 8, 2019 (2016).

>> Contributions to the field of political economy and government expenditures, particularly regarding incentives, consequences, and reforms of the False Claims Act, as evidenced by publications like “I Am America (And So Can You!): Incentives, Consequences, and Reforms of the False Claims Act” in the Political Economy: Government Expenditures & Related Policies eJournal (2013).