Monday, July 09, 2007

Evidentiary Hearing On "Reasonableness" of Attorneys Fees Held in Capitol v. Foster

An all-day evidentiary hearing was held in Capitol v. Foster, on Thursday, July 5th, in connection with the RIAA's challenge to the "reasonableness" of Debbie Foster's attorneys fees.

No indication was given as to how the Court would rule.

The Court had previously ruled that Ms. Foster is entitled to her reasonable attorneys fees, and adhered to that ruling in denying the RIAA's "reconsideration" motion.




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2 comments:

Arteekay said...

Any chance of a transcript of this hearing? That'd be an awesome read.

AMD FanBoi said...

arteekay, it would certainly be a LONG read.

Ray, is it "reasonable" to the Court that attorney's are entitled to their full billing rate (e.g. $225.00/hour) in cases, where said attorney either receives this rate for other cases, or other attorneys in their area receive compensation near or above this rate? That "R" word just keeps showing up in this discussion.