In Soderstedt v. CBIZ Southern California, LLC, ___ Cal.App.4th ___ (Jun. 7, 2011, pub. ord. Jul. 7, 2011), the Court of Appeal (Second Appellate District, Division Two) affirmed an order denying class certification of overtime claims arising out of alleged misclassification.
The opinion's discussion of numerosity and adequacy (slip op. at 21-24) is interesting and underscores the importance of attention to every detail in preparing one's papers in support of class certification. The opinion provides some guidance on what it is safest to make sure is always included in class representative declarations on adequacy.