Matthew E. Osman


Matthew E. Osman is a founding member of Osman & Smay LLC. Mr. Osman is an experienced employment lawyer who litigates both individual cases and collective/class actions to recover unpaid overtime and minimum wages. Mr. Osman has a detailed knowledge and understanding of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and a strong desire to achieve valuable results for his clients.

The illegal employment practices challenged by Mr. Osman include:

  • Refused Overtime Compensation for Non-Exempt Workers
  • Unauthorized and Illegal Deductions from Earned Wages
  • Misclassification of Salaried Workers as Exempt from Overtime
  • Forced “off the clock” work without pay
  • Unlawful Attempts to Substitute “Compensatory Time Off” for Overtime Pay
  • Discrimination
  • Retaliation
  • Wrongful Termination

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • New York
  • Illinois
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York

Education & Biography

  • J.D., University of Kansas (2007)
  • B.S., Business Administration, University of Kansas (2003)
  • Attorney, Brady & Associates (2007-2010)
  • Legal Intern, Douglas County Legal Aid Society (2006-2007)
  • Law Clerk, Woner, Glenn, Reeder, Girard, & Riordan, P.A. (2006)
  • Judicial Clerkship Intern, U.S. District Court of Kansas, The Honorable K. Gary Sebelius (2005)
  • Law Clerk, McConnell & McMahon (2004)

Practice Areas

  • Wage & Hour Law
  • Fair Labor Standards Act Litigation
  • Collective & Class Actions Involving Unpaid Wages
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Law & Litigation

7111 West 151st St., #316
Overland Park, KS 66223
Telephone: (913) 667-WAGE (9243)
Fax: (866) 470-WAGE (9243)