A former administrator of the wage and hour division at the U.S. Department of Labor, Tammy D. McCutchen is a leading authority on federal and state wage and hour laws who now represents and counsels management clients in connection with all types of labor and employment matters. She focuses her practice on:
• Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage-hour laws;
• Conducting audits of overtime exemption classifications, non-exempt pay practices and independent contractor status;
• Implementing compliance programs designed to avoid wage and hour disputes and lower potential litigation liabilities;
• Representing employers being investigated by the DOL's Wage and Hour Division and similar state agencies.
She also regularly serves as a consulting or testifying expert witness in wage-hour collective and class actions.
Tammy is co-chair of Littler Mendelson's Compliance Audit Services Practice Group and a core member of the Wage and Hour Practice Group. She also is the primary architect of the firm's AuditQB software tool for conducting employment compliance audits.