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Detroit Bankruptcy Firms File Statements Justifying Hefty Price Tag

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...

District Court Reduces Fee Award by Over $69,000 for Unreasonable Hourly Rates and for Administrative and Duplicative Tasks

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12th Aug 2014

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District Court Reduces Fee Award by Over $69,000 for Unreasonable Hourly Rates and for Administrative and Duplicative Tasks

(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...

District Court Reduces Attorneys’ Fees by Over $680,000 due to Unreasonable Hourly Rates, Overbilling, and Limited Success on the Merits

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05th Aug 2014

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District Court Reduces Attorneys’ Fees by Over $680,000 due to Unreasonable Hourly Rates, Overbilling, and Limited Success on the Merits

(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...

A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words & $170,000 in Legal Fees: Judge Reduces Fees by $30,000 in Copyright Suit for Objectionable Billing Entries

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31st Jul 2014

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A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words & $170,000 in Legal Fees: Judge Reduces Fees by $30,000 in Copyright Suit for Objectionable Billing Entries

(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...

Block Billing Causes a District Court to Reduce Attorney Fees by 10%

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28th Jul 2014

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Block Billing Causes a District Court to Reduce Attorney Fees by 10%

(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...

District Court Reduces Attorney’s Fee Expense Award by $53,809.53 due to Unreasonable Litigation Expenses

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24th Jul 2014

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District Court Reduces Attorney’s Fee Expense Award by $53,809.53 due to Unreasonable Litigation Expenses

(Volume 4, Issue 4) In a recent case, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington reduced the attorney’s fee award of a prevailing party under Washington’s...

Colorado District Court Reduces Fee Request by 66% for Objectionable Charges including Excessive Time, Duplicative Services, Travel Time, Clerical Work, and Unreasonable Hourly Rates

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21st Jul 2014

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Colorado District Court Reduces Fee Request by 66% for Objectionable Charges including Excessive Time, Duplicative Services, Travel Time, Clerical Work, and Unreasonable Hourly Rates

(Volume 4, Issue 3) In January 2014, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado ruled on a fee request made by plaintiff’s attorneys in a claim asserting...

California District Court Reduces Attorney Fees by 40 Percent Due to Excessive Billing

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16th Jul 2014

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California District Court Reduces Attorney Fees by 40 Percent Due to Excessive Billing

(Volume 4, Issue 2) In March 2013, the United States District Court, Central District of California reduced the hours billed by Plaintiff’s counsel from 1,236 to 740.6. This 40 percent...

District Court Reduces Attorney’s Fees by Over $800,000 due to Inadequate Billing Records, Overlawyering, and the Result Obtained

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08th Jul 2014

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District Court Reduces Attorney’s Fees by Over $800,000 due to Inadequate Billing Records, Overlawyering, and the Result Obtained

(Volume 4, Issue 1) In a recent case, the United States District Court for the Eastern Division of Missouri substantially reduced the requested attorney’s fees of a prevailing party under...

California District Court Reduces Fee Request by 22% for Excessive Conferencing, Excessive Time Spent on Certain Tasks and Lack of Proper Expense Documentation

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16th Oct 2013

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California District Court Reduces Fee Request by 22% for Excessive Conferencing, Excessive Time Spent on Certain Tasks and Lack of Proper Expense Documentation

(Volume 3, Issue 5) In June 2013, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California made a $41,059.93 reduction to the $187,020 fee request by plaintiff’s attorneys...

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