Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Investigators Unpaid Overtime Class Action

Stephan Zouras, LLP represents Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act Investigators in a nationwide class and collective action lawsuit. Based on recent precedent and guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Investigators are typically misclassified as “exempt” from overtime.  Employers must compensate these individuals at a rate of ...

At The Elbow (ATE) Support Unpaid Overtime Class Action

Stephan Zouras, LLP represents At The Elbow (ATE) support workers in a nationwide class and collective action lawsuits. “ATE” support employees are typically hired by companies to assist hospital workers on how to use new medical software.  Oftentimes ATE support workers are required to work 6 or 7 days and up to 70 hours or more per week, but are not paid the requisite 1 ½ overtime premium. Cur...

Auto Insurance Excessive COVID-19 Premiums Class Action

Stephan Zouras, LLP has filed several federal class action lawsuits on behalf of Illinois, Arizona, and California auto insurance policyholders who have been charged excessive premiums as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic. While many companies, industries, and individuals have suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, auto insurers like GEICO, Allstate, and Farmers Insurance scored ...

Bank Treasury Management Advisor Lawsuit

Stephan Zouras, LLP represents bank Treasury Management Advisors in a nationwide class and collective action lawsuit. On November 23, 2016 the firm filed a complaint on behalf of several hundred class members who worked for Bank of America "BOA" as Treasury Management Advisors "TMAs" and other similarly-titled positions. Plaintiffs allege that they and others similarly situated were misclassifie...

Biometric Information Privacy Act Lawsuits

Biometrics such as fingerprints, retina scans, voice recognition and facial imaging are biologically unique to each individual; therefore, once compromised, an individual has no recourse and is at a heightened risk for identity theft.  This exposes employees and consumers to serious and irreversible privacy risks. For example, if a fingerprint database is hacked, breached, or otherwise exposed ...

Cap Gemini Financial Services ERISA Class Action

We represent Indian nationals who were employed by Capgemini North America, Inc. and Capgemini Financial Services USA, Inc. in the United States to perform IT work for Capgemini clients. Plaintiffs and their beneficiaries participated in and received health insurance benefits under Capgemini’s Group Health Plan.  Plaintiffs allege that Defendants violated ERISA, by failing to provide them electio...

Childcare Center Employees Unpaid Wages Lawsuit

On July 30, 2018, Stephan Zouras, LLP filed a class action lawsuit against Hegewisch Development Corporation, East Side Child Development Center, Pill Hill Development Center, Near the Pier Development Center and West Austin Development Center for their failure to pay former employees earned vacation pay at the end of 2017 in violation of the Illinois Wage Payment and Collections Act (IWPCA). For...

Dish Network Call Center Unpaid Overtime Class Action

Hundreds of current and former DISH Network call center workers have joined a federal lawsuit against DISH Network alleging overtime violations. Stephan Zouras, LLP represents Inside Sales Associates (ISA’s) that work or have worked in DISH Network call center facilities. In August 2012, Stephan Zouras filed a class action lawsuit alleging DISH Network required ISA’s to perform unpaid work befor...

Essure Birth Control Lawsuits

Essure is a medical device made of nickel and shaped like a coil that is permanently inserted in the patient’s fallopian tubes to prevent pregnancy. Essure is marketed as the only permanent birth control option available to women in the United States. Unfortunately, many women are experiencing: Abdominal pain Bloating Chronic pain Cramping Embedment in the uterine wall Fatigue Head...


What Our Clients Are Saying

The law firm, Stephan Zouras, handled a matter for me that was very problematic - I cannot be too specific because of the nondisclosure agreement, but suffice it to say that they came through for me FAR beyond my expectations - TWICE, in TWO separate cases. I will DEFINITELY use them in the future if I ever have any similar cases against unfair employers. Anyone that thinks attorneys are not accessible needs to hire this firm. Every staff member (Kerry, Ryan, many others) was polite, and professional, understanding, kind, and sympathetic. Thanks again, to all of you on my settlement!

- Don D.

Jim Zouras is a dedicated and caring professional who fights for the rights of ordinary people. Throughout what could have been a difficult process, I always felt Jim “had my back” and was looking out for my best interests.

- Stephanie L.

I worked with Andy Ficzko, an associate of Stephan Zouras. I cannot thank the team, especially Andy, enough for helping me to settle a dispute that I had for a few years. I didn't know where to go and am so thankful that I was directed to use this group. Andy worked hard and was persistent in getting a settlement for me. He always kept me in the loop, did what was in my best interest and never gave up. After years in this dispute, it only took a few short months for Andy to help me walk away with a win. He worked hard to help me and I am so appreciative to him! This is the best group around! Thank you and here's to continued success!!

- Jennifer S.

Ryan represented me and my co-workers as part of a large class-action lawsuit against our former employer for multiple violations of labor law. I did not choose him myself, but am so glad somebody found him because he is one of the best attorneys I've ever met. He is dedicated and driven by a sense of moral justice which is increasingly uncommon in any industry today. When working with me, he was incredibly professional combining a sense of empowerment and ferocity in his approach. He is sensitive to his clients' needs and is able to craft a deadly offense while maintaining only the position that his client(s) desire. He ensures that his clients get a stellar advocate in court who will serve as their voice. He won our case resulting in recompense for hard-working people who were unfairly denied pay for work they performed for their company across the course of several years. If you are looking for an OUTSTANDING attorney, Ryan Stephan is your guy.

- Erica

I couldn't have been happier with Ryan Stephan. I handle securities administrative work and it's difficult to find someone to help when I need advice and legal assistance. Ryan is not only knowledgeable but communicative and responsive. I'm grateful to have him in my corner and highly recommend him and his firm.

- Mary

Stephan Zouras law firm is one of the best. My personal experience with Teresa and the firm was phenomenal. Teresa always kept me informed and genuinely showed she cared. I would recommend this firm and Teresa to anyone looking for honest people that will fight for you and go the extra mile.

- LaChelle

I worked with Jim Zouras and it was a pleasure. He told us what to expect and what NOT to expect, and that is exactly how things happened. He talked to me like I had a brain but was not a lawyer and I appreciated that. Hope I never need him again but would hire him again in a second.

- April W.

I was always kept in the loop with my suit, and their persistence has paid off in the long run. I would recommend this firm to anyone looking to do a class action lawsuit. Ryan and the staff at Stephan Zouras are the best!

- Liz F.

I was a part of a class action suit which Teresa Becvar handled. Numerous times I had questions and Teresa always returned my phone calls or emails quickly. She was courteous and knowledgeable and encouraging. I am feeling so blessed with the outcome of our lawsuit and I appreciate everything STEPHAN ZOURAS LLP, ATTORNEYS AT LAW DID FOR ME.

- Erika

If you need a hard-working, detailed, compassionate and cooperative class action attorney, this is your guy [Andy Ficzko]! He keeps in constant contact so you are always in the loop. No question goes unanswered and he makes you feel valued. Unlike some lawyers, he is not pretentious, but very professional and thorough. He handled my case seamlessly and it only required one visit to his office. From beginning to end, my case was completed in about 11 months. I am very happy with the outcome of my case!

- Cheryl

Ryan worked me while I was part of class action against a former employer who was in violation of various labor laws. He was very pleasant to work with. My overall experience with the firm was very positive and I highly recommend him and his team.

- Hassan

Jim Zouras and the legal team at Stephan Zouras did a thorough and outstanding job recovering overtime wages against a former employer. The case was handled as a class action, and Jim and his staff were complete professionals in promptly responding to calls, emails, answering questions, and keeping all of us informed throughout the process. They are dedicated to their work and exceeded our expectations. I would gladly recommend their services to anyone having issues with their employer.

- Kristin

A great firm to deal with - very personable. Kept up to date on the case and always gave me options. Ryan, his staff and the receptionist were all very nice and helpful at all times. Very satisfied with the results of the case. If you ever need an attorney he will be there for you and walk you through it.

- Brent

I worked with Jim Zouras as well as Teresa Becvar in a class action and won with a settlement that benefited a large group of fellow former employees. Communication was always very good and they were always helpful in answering any questions as well as preparing me for what was coming and what to expect.

- Ryan

This review is long overdue but my sentiments are still as overwhelmingly positive and strong for the firm-especially Ryan, Haley and Emily many months later. From day one Ryan made me feel like my case was his most important case, that I was not who was wrong, and that more than anything they were on my side. Their firm and the way they listen and make you feel is why I imagine one would go into practicing law. During my deposition the court reporter even commented how nice Ryan was- there is no need to be a jerk to get what you want. I'm not saying I would do this again but if Ryan and Haley were on my team I would not hesitate. In the end it was not like TV but Ryan is a true Hollywood hero in my world! And Haley a virtual rising star. I am forever grateful for them and helping me close an ugly chapter in my life.

- Roxann P.

Let me say I've sought out the assistance of this firm on three different occasions and I was never let down. This last time around it was a bit more involved with frequent visits and conference calls. When I tell you that they are great people to work with you can bet on it. Andy, Ryan and Anna were always on top of the matter along with updates all the time. They are awesome at what they do and I would STRONGLY RECOMMEND this firm to address your needs. Thanks again team for believing in me and seeing me through it all.

- Jeff

Teresa is a patient and very efficient lawyer. She has excellent communication, is detail oriented, calm and supportive. She helped me with a legal matter and was outstanding. I would recommend her to anyone in her area of specialty.

- Unpaid Wages Client
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