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Corporate – SOX Whistleblower – Attorney’s Fees – Rule 68 Offer (access required)

An employee who accepted defendant corporation’s $130,000 Rule 68 offer of judgment on his Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower case was a “prevailing party,” but the 4th Circuit vacates and remands the district court’s award of $325,484 in attorney’s fees and costs because the offer only covered pre-offer fees and costs and the employee’s use of his lawyer’s ...