2nd. Circ. Sets High Bar For Out-Of-District Atty Fees

Law360, New York (August 4, 2009, 1:02 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has clarified the standard for calculating attorneys' fees for out-of-district counsel in a disability discrimination suit against the New York City Transit Authority, ruling that a litigant must meet a high bar to show that retention of out-of-district counsel is warranted.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Monday held that plaintiff Rosetta Simmons had failed to show that she would have received a substantially inferior result had she obtained counsel from the Eastern District of New York, where...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.