WHO GOT THE WORK?℠ - Lawyers at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius on Thursday removed an employment class action against Pepperidge Farm, the maker of Goldfish crackers and Milano cookies, to New Jersey District Court. The suit, filed by McOmber, McOmber & Luber, alleges that the company misclassified delivery drivers for sales territories in New Jersey as “independent contractors” in order to pay the class lower wages. The case is 2:22-cv-00542, Mcmillan v. Pepperidge Farm, Incorporated et al. Read the complaint on Law.com Radar and check out the most recent edition of Law.com’s Who Got the Work?℠ column to find out which law firms and lawyers are being brought in to handle key cases and close major deals for their clients

BREEDING ANIMOSITY - Michael Best & Friedrich filed a lawsuit against the state of Illinois Thursday in Illinois Northern District Court challenging a rule banning the sale of dogs raised by professional breeders in favor of dogs from animal shelters. The complaint was brought on behalf of Starfish Ventures and other plaintiffs contending that the rule threatens the viability of small pet shops that wish to serve customers seeking to purchase purebred dogs from reputed sources. The case is 3:22-cv-50038, Siaurora, Inc. et al v. State of Illinois et al. Stay up on the latest deals and litigation with the new Law.com Radar.