Air Force Must Pay Telecom Co.'s Atty Fees In Contract Suit

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 4:55 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Wednesday awarded Sufi Network Services Inc. more than $723,189 in attorneys’ fees and expenses stemming from its decadelong fight with the U.S. Air Force over a breached telecommunications contract, finding the hours and rates reported by Sufi counsel Crowell & Moring LLP to be reasonable.

U.S. Court of Federal Claims Judge Thomas C. Wheeler largely granted Sufi’s fee request, with the exception of its bid for overhead and profit, and rejected the government’s move to slice between 20 and 30 percent off...
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