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Andrew Bell is a trial lawyer who represents energy sector companies in complex oil and gas litigation involving catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, surface and downhole tool incidents, and royalty and mineral interest disputes. Andrew has extensive experience in complex multidistrict oil and gas litigation involving royalty and mineral interest disputes. In addition to his oilfield experience, Andrew represents clients in a variety of commercial and construction litigation matters, including contractual disputes, business torts, and employment litigation.

New Way to Pay Day Rate: 5th Circuit Rules on FLSA Day Rate Overtime ExemptionAre you paying employees using a day rate under the FLSA? If so, you may want to read the Fifth Circuit’s recent ruling in the latest string of Helix Energy cases. According to the Fifth Circuit, companies who do business in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi that pay employees based on a day rate must now