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Gonsalves-Sabola Chambers | Global | 16 May 2019

Signing an Attorney Fee Agreement: What You Can Expect?

When you decide to retain a lawyer, you may wonder what you can expect from signing an attorney fee agreement. Lawyers expect to be paid


TozziniFreire Advogados | Brazil | 23 Apr 2019

Price of litigating in Brazil: court-awarded attorneys' fees

In addition to contractual fees, winning attorneys are entitled to court-awarded attorneys' fees, which are determined using objective criteria


Troutman Sanders LLP | USA | 6 Nov 2018

Court Slashes Plaintiff’s Award of Attorneys’ Fees Due to Defendant’s Substantial Settlement Offer Made Prior to Trial

In Cooper v. Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau, Inc., 16 C2827, F. Supp. 3d, 2018 WL 2299203 (N.D. Ill. May 21, 2018), appeal filed (7th Cir. June


Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo | USA | 2 Nov 2018

Governor Brown Signs AB 1654 Exempting Union Contractors from PAGA

Effective January 1, 2019, construction workers covered by certain collective bargaining agreements (“CBA”) will be exempt from the Private Attorneys


Robinson & Cole LLP | USA | 30 Oct 2018

Parties Seek to Settle Yahoo Data Breach Class Action for $50M

We previously wrote about the Yahoo data breaches, subsequent class action pending in California, and the company’s estimate of potential settlement


Mintz | USA | 23 Oct 2018

Judge Rakoff Highlights the Financial Risk to Objectors of Class Settlements

On August 15, 2018, Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York awarded an objector to the Petrobras class


Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP | USA | 19 Oct 2018

Ninth Circuit rules that post-removal attorneys’ fees count towards CAFA’s $5 million threshold, creating split with Seventh Circuit

Takeaway: When a plaintiff files a class action in state court, the first thing defense counsel will do is evaluate whether it can be removed to


Banner Witcoff | USA, United Kingdom | 12 Oct 2018

2018 Recent Developments In Patent Law

The Federal Circuit affirmed the district court's finding that seven patents were not patent-eligible under 35 U.S.C. 101. Specifically, the patent


Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 9 Oct 2018

ERISA Newsletter

In last quarter's Newsletter, we commented that all eyes were on President Trump's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, as the outcome of the


Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP | USA | 22 Aug 2018

Sixth Circuit: Employer Violated ADA by Firing Diabetic Employee

An employer violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for terminating a diabetic employee who drank orange juice at the cash register

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