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Mandatory attorney’s fees awarded in precedent-setting VFATA case – $243,684 Verdict (access required)

On March 8, 2013, a jury ruled in favor of an architect fired by the City of Alexandria, in the first case tried under the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act’s anti-retaliation provisions, Va. Code 8.01-216.8 et seq. Plaintiff’s petition for an award of attorney’s fees and costs was granted. The total judgment entered was $243,684.62, which ...