Apple Wants Judge To Mull $27M Atty Fee Bid In App Case

By Gina Kim (March 1, 2022, 10:24 PM EST) -- Apple has told a California federal judge that although it won't oppose $27 million in attorney fees requested by software app makers who secured a $100 million settlement in a proposed antitrust class action, it wants the judge to use her discretion when deeming the appropriate amount. 

Apple said in its response brief on Monday that the requested fee amount from attorneys representing app developer plaintiffs from the $100 million non-reversionary cash settlement is rather high and more than 200% of their lodestar investment. 

"While Apple takes no issue with the expenses or service awards sought by plaintiffs, the fee request...

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