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Tag Archives: Attorney Fee Award

Employment: Sexual Discrimination-Attorney Fee Award-Frivolous Claims

The EEOC filed numerous charges of sexual discrimination against defendant. The district court initially awarded defendant attorneys’ fees and costs, which were reversed by the court when it ruled that dismissal did not constitute a ruling on the merits. The ...

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Administrative: Taxation-Deficiency Proceeding-Attorney Fee Award

Plaintiff prevailed in a tax-deficiency proceeding. The tax court granted plaintiff’s attorney fee award, but denied an enhancement to the statutory hourly fee rate and also reduced the number of compensable hours. Where plaintiff’s case was a standard tax case ...

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