LCD Price-Fixing Plaintiffs’ Attys Score $23.5M In Fees

Law360, San Diego (January 15, 2013, 4:46 PM EST) -- A California federal judge presiding over multidistrict litigation alleging electronics companies fixed liquid crystal display prices on Monday awarded $23.5 million in legal fees and costs to attorneys for a direct purchaser class after it settled with defendants AU Optronics Corp. and Toshiba Corp.

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston granted Pearson Simon Warshaw & Penny LLP and Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP’s bid for $20.4 million in attorneys’ fees, which made up about 30 percent of the $68 million AUO and Toshiba agreed to pay...
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