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Lawyer’s failure to meet dooms part of fee claim (access required)

Where the plaintiff’s attorney failed to meet and confer regarding Walmart’s failure to respond to certain interrogatories before filing his motion to compel, he violated Fed. R. Civ. P.37 (a) and E.D. Va. Local Civil Rule 37(E). Although the requested discovery was provided after the motion to compel was filed, suggesting it was meritorious, attorneys’ ...