Labor & Employment Law Daily Wrap Up, ATTORNEYS’ FEES—1st Cir.: District court ordered to reconsider fee award for settlement talks, (Jan 10, 2022)

By George Basharis, J.D.

First Circuit reversed trial court’s categorical denial of attorney reimbursement for time spent on settlement negotiations and work that implicated other cases.

A former U.S. attorney in Puerto Rico may be entitled to additional attorney fees in connection with the settlement of a Title VII employment discrimination ...