Mock v. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, No. 1:2013cv01292 - Document 90 (E.D. Va. 2014)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION: For the reasons stated in open court and in this Memorandum Opinion, the Court has found that there is no material issue of fact in dispute and that given the evidence in this record, Freddie Mac has established by clear and convi ncing evidence that Mock's job duties are exempt under the Highly Compensated and Administrative Employee exemptions, as well as the Computer Professional Exemption. Therefore, summary judgment has been granted in Freddie Mac's favor. Signed by District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 7/15/14. (yguy)
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA CLERK. U.S. DISTRICT COURT Alexandria Division ALEXANDRIA. VIRGINIA DANIEL MOCK, Plaintiff, l:13cv01292 v. FEDERAL HOME LOAN (LMB/JFA) MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Defendant. MEMORANDUM OPINION Plaintiff Daniel Mock ("plaintiff" or "Mock") brought this action against defendant Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation ("defendant" or "Freddie Mac") alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, 29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq. ("FLSA" or "Act"). The gravamen of Mock's Complaint is that his job duties as an Engineering Senior and Engineering Tech Lead (his job titles since 2010) were and are improperly and willfully classified as "exempt" under the FLSA. Mock seeks declaratory relief; an award of "unpaid overtime and unpaid regular time" under 28 U.S.C. §§ 207(a)(1) and 255; and an award of liquidated damages, attorney's fees, and costs under 29 U.S.C. § 216. Compl. Prayer For Relief. Freddie Mac moved for summary judgment on all of Mock's claims, arguing that Mock's compensation and job duties render him exempt under the FLSA. Mock filed a response and oral