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Court reduces fees sought by Washington DC attorneys (access required)

The attorneys’ fee rates for the Washington, DC, area are not an appropriate measure for setting fees in a case in Richmond. The number of hours was also reduced by 20 percent to account for excessive billing. Background The relator, Nathan Kirchgessner, filed a case under the False Claims Act against James River Air Conditioning Co. The ...