Attys Say Penguin, Macmillan OK'd $11M Fees In E-Books Deal

Law360, Washington (October 8, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT) -- Two law firms that negotiated the $115 million e-book price-fixing class action settlement with Penguin Group USA Inc. and Macmillan Publishers Ltd. asked a New York federal judge Monday to grant them $11.2 million in attorneys' fees and expenses, saying the two publishers have already agreed to the separate deal.

Noting the “excellent recovery” in the case, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP and Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC urged U.S. District Judge Denise Cote to approve the proposed award, which was negotiated separately from the...
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