Womble Carlyle Slams EEOC's Objections To Sanction Amount

Law360, New York (March 3, 2014, 4:16 PM EST) -- Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP said Friday it is seeking a reasonable sum from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 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 EEOC has objected to the amount the law firm has sought for the sanctions — calling the $29,651 that Womble Carlyle has requested as attorneys' fees under a federal magistrate judge's sanctions ruling a “huge sum” and asking...
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