EEOC Says Womble Carlyle Wants Too Much For Sanction

Law360, New York (February 19, 2014, 2:31 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Tuesday that Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP is seeking too high a sum to cover fees the agency was ordered to pay as a sanction for the destruction of evidence by a worker the agency claims the firm unlawfully axed.

The agency called the $29,651 that Womble Carlyle is now asking for as reasonable attorneys' fees under a federal magistrate judge's Jan. 7 sanctions ruling a “huge sum” and said it was too much to cover the fees...
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