Judge OKs $1.1M Atty Fees In Eaton Vance 401(k) Deal

By Katie Buehler (November 26, 2019, 7:10 PM EST) -- A Boston federal judge signed off on an award of $1.1 million in attorney fees to Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP for the firm's work in negotiating a $3.45 million deal for participants in the 401(k) plan for investment management firm Eaton Vance Corp.

U.S. District Judge William G. Young announced Monday he would grant the full requested amount that Sanford Heisler had argued for in a May preliminary class settlement hearing. The amount represents one-third of the negotiated deal amount, minus the expected cost of executing it, Sanford Heisler said.

The order was handed down Friday but had to be corrected...

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