Childress Directional Lawsuit

The Siegel Law Group and Lee & Braziel joined forces to file a lawsuit against Childress Directional Drilling, LLC (“Childress Directional”) on behalf of its current and former MWD Operators classified as independent contractors (“MWD Operators”).  The Childress Directional lawsuit claims that the Company failed to pay all of its MWD Operators proper overtime because:

  • Childress Directional improperly classified its MWD Operators as independent Contractors;
  • Childress Directional paid these MWD Operators a day rate; and
  • Childress Directional failed to pay MWD Operators overtime, despite these independent contractors working over 40 hours per week.

You can find a copy of the Original Complaint filed to initiate the lawsuit on here.

If you are a current or former Childress Directional MWD Operator, we recommend that you contact us immediately to pursue your unpaid overtime claim. Failure to do so may disallow you or diminish the amount of your potential damages in the Childress Directional lawsuit. Former and Current XTO Lease Operators only have three years to pursue their overtime claims from the date they file their consent to join the lawsuit

Who is eligible to join the Childress Directional Lawsuit?

All MWD Operators who have worked for Childress Directional over the past three years may be eligible for the lawsuit. However, all MWD Operators with claims must pursue their claims or they will be lost within three years. If you worked as a MWD Operator for Childress Directional within the past three years, we invite you to call us at 214.749.1400 or toll free at 866.949.1400 to discuss your eligibility to pursue your unpaid overtime claims.

Childress Directional Lawsuit: The Stakes Involved

Federal wage law may permit eligible current and former Childress Directional MWD Operators  to potentially recover double the amount of their unpaid overtime wages. Based upon current calculations for our clients, these damages could equate to more than $500 per week for some current and former

Childress Directional Lawsuit: Case Information

Jack Siegel, J. Derek Braziel, and Jay Forester represent the potential class of MWD Operators in the Childress Directional Lawsuit. The attorneys filed the lawsuit on behalf of Nicholas Leiker on December 22, 2015. The Childress Directional lawsuit is currently pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, Case No. 4:15-cv-3694. The honorable Melinda Harmon is presiding over the case.

Childress Directional Lawsuit: Call Us to Join the Case

Please contact us regarding your eligibility for the Childress Directional lawsuit.  You may give us a call us at 214.749.1400 or toll free at 866.949.1400. If you prefer, you can also email Derek, Jack or Jay at the following email addresses:


Jay Forester:

Jack Siegel:

All consultations are absolutely free. If you are eligible and decide to join the Childress Directional lawsuit, we will take it on contingency. This means you owe us absolutely nothing unless we recover unpaid overtime wages for you.

Jack Siegel is the Dallas overtime lawyer responsible for this website.
The Siegel Law Group’s principal place of business in Dallas, but serves clients across the country. Our overtime law firm represents clients throughout the country who have been wrongfully denied wages, overtime, and minimum wage.