Primanti Brothers Restaurants Tipped Employees Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Primanti Brothers has agreed to settle a class action claiming it violated the Fair Labor Standards Act as well as Pennsylvania laws in its payments for tipped employees. Among other things, the complaint claimed that the restaurant did not satisfy notice requirements and took deductions from tips that it was not entitled to. 

Docket Number:


Company: Primanti Corp

Filing Deadline: April 16, 2018

Class Period: September 9, 2013 to December 31, 2016

Objection Deadline: April 16, 2018

Exclusion Deadline: April 16, 2018

Final Approval Hearing: April 23, 2018

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to provide proof if you received a notice and you agree with the number of hours it says you worked.


You may be eligible if, between September 9, 2013 and December 31, 2016, you worked as a tipped employee (bartender, server, or food runner) at any Primanti Bros. restaurant in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, Maryland, or Michigan, and you were paid less than the minimum wage.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Awards will be some portion of total wages owed for the period, to be paid out of the net settlement fund, depending on the number of valid claims submitted.

Total Settlement Amount: $2,100,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Connolly Wells & Gray LLP

Claim Form: Primanti Bros. Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Koenig v. Primanti Corp. et al.

Settlement Website: Primanti Bros. Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Strategic Claims Services

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Koenig v. Primanti Corporation
c/o Strategic Claims Services
600 N. Jackson Street, Suite 205
Media, PA 19063
Phone: (866) 274-4004
Fax: (610) 565-7985

Tags: Employment Violations, Minimum Wage Violations, Unpaid Tips