Hagens Berman 'Defiance' Voids $48M Fee Award, Judge Told

Law360 (October 16, 2020, 7:58 PM EDT) -- Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP should not be awarded any of the attorney fees it got from a series of disk drive price-fixing settlements after it "defiantly" held on to about $48 million in fees, despite the Ninth Circuit's decision vacating the award, an objector in the buyers' class argued Thursday.

Connor Erwin — who says he's a member of the indirect purchaser class that Hagens Berman represents in price-fixing multidistrict litigation against Samsung, Toshiba and other computer parts makers — told a California federal judge that the law firm shouldn't get attorney fees because it has wrongly held on to awards...

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