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Motion for Sanctions – Failure to Convey Settlement Offer – Reasonable Fees (access required)

Blowers v. Lerner (VLW No. 017-3-469, 17 pp.)(Lee, J.) 1:15-cv-889; E.D. Va. Holding:  On a motion for sanctions against respondent opposing plaintiff’s counsel for failure to convey a settlement offer, the court may after dismissing substantive claims retain jurisdiction to consider sanctions under 28 U.S.C. § 1927. Here, the fees and costs defense counsel incurred from ...