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Attorneys' Fees

Attorneys' Fees

Outline of Law on Attorney's Fees, submitted by Michelle A. Reinglass. This is the law outline which was part of the materials from CELA's 1999 Annual Conference.

Another Outline of Law on Attorney's Fees, submitted by Sanford Jay Rosen. This is another law outline which was part of the materials from CELA's 1999 Annual Conference. It was updated July 2007.
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Motion for Attorney's Fees, submitted by Paul Greenberg. A motion for attorney's fees under FEHA which resulted in award of the full amount of fees requested.

Brief Requesting Fees Based on Common Fund Doctrine, submitted by Harvey Berger. Outlines criteria for award of attorneys' fees pursuant to doctrine allowing fees to be a percentage of a common fund created by a class action.

Appellate Brief on FEHA Fees Where Damages Less Than $25,000, submitted by Charles Trudrung Taylor. Argues trial judge erred in denying fees in FEHA sexual harassment case where less than $25,000 damages awarded.

Opposition to Motion for Attorney's Fees, submitted by Julia Sherwin.
Victorious opposition to fee motion filed by defendant who won summary judgment in discrimination suit. Good discussion of legal standard for granting defense fees. Also includes argument that defense fees unreasonable.
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Opposition to Motion for Attorney's Fees, submitted by Paul Greenberg. Successful opposition to motion for attorney's fees filed by a defendant who lost at trial on contract claims, but prevailed on an age discrimination claim.

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