Judge Trims 'Excess' Outten & Golden Attorneys' Fees

Law360, New York (June 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After securing a settlement in a “highly contentious” discrimination suit, an employment litigation team from Outten & Golden LLP has failed to get its full fee request, with a federal magistrate judge cutting approximately $400,000 off the amount awarded.

Last month, Judge James C. Francis IV of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denied lead counsel Kathleen Peratis the $1.4 million in fees requested for a discrimination suit she initiated three years ago on behalf of a client who claimed a...
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