Diversified Lending LLC v. Hotz

The court awarded the plaintiff $9,953 in attorneys’ fees and costs connected to its motions for sanctions and contempt, pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 37. Counsel reasonably spent seven hours on drafting and arguing plaintiff’s motion for contempt and 15 hours on the motion for sanctions, with respective partner/associate hourly rates of $570/370. The court declined to award fees for counsel correspondence, document review, and other tasks tangential to the motions.

Motion for attorneys’ fees granted.

Diversified Lending LLC v. Hotz, No. 1:12mc10, Jan. 9, 2019. EDVA at Alexandria (Buchanan).

Categories: Opinions, U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Virginia

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