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Legal Cost Reduction Advisor
Volume 5, Issue 1 On January 16, the law firms involved in the city of Detroit’s bankruptcy filings, lead among them Jones Day and Dentons US LLP, filed disclosure statements defending the multi-million dollar fees charged to the city over […]
(Volume 4, Issue 8) In a recent case, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri reduced an attorney fee award sought by a prevailing Plaintiff under the Employee Retirement Security Act (“ERISA”). The party sought to […]
(Volume 4, Issue 7) In a recent case, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California substantially reduced the amount of attorney’s fees sought by a prevailing party under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the California […]
(Volume 4, Issue 6) In July 2012, the United States District Court, Western Division of Tennessee, reduced a prevailing party’s fee petition due to objectionable billing practices. Although the adjustment was proportionally minimal, Judge Charmaine G. Claxton provided a detailed […]
(Volume 4, Issue 5) In a recent case, the United States District Court for the Eastern Division of Virginia awarded plaintiff Andrea Jones $22,880.56 in attorneys’ fees for a wrongful termination suit against SouthPeak Interactive Corporation of Delaware (“Southpeak”), a […]