Supreme Court Won't Hear Contractor Legal Fees Suit

Law360, New York (January 10, 2011, 3:37 PM EST) -- The nation’s high court on Monday shot down a defense contractor’s bid to recover more than $1.6 million in legal fees from the government following its successful challenge to a U.S. Department of Defense policy favoring minority-owned contractors.

The U.S. Supreme Court denied Rothe Development Corp.’s petition for a writ of certiorari in the company’s attempt to recoup under the Equal Access to Justice Act $1.65 million in attorneys’ fees and other costs it racked up over more than a decade in its dispute over the...
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