Gagliano v. Social Security Administration
ORDER granting 17 Motion for Attorney's fees. Plaintiff is awarded $3,008.02 in fees and expenses under the EAJA. Signed by Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray on 9/5/2017. (jak)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
NANCY A. BERRYHILL,
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Before the Court is Plaintiff Susan Gagliano’s Motion for Attorney’s Fees and
Expenses under the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”).
Commissioner states that it does not object to Plaintiff’s request. Doc.19.
Plaintiff’s attorney, Stephanie Wallace, requests a total award of $3,008.02 in
fees and expenses (representing 1.5 attorney hours at an hourly rate of $193; 11.95
attorney hours at a rate of $196; and 4.75 paralegal hours at a rate of $75; plus
expenses of $20.07). The Court concludes that Plaintiff is entitled to an award of
attorney’s fees under the EAJA and that the requested award of $3,008.02 is
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney’s Fees
pursuant to the EAJA, doc. 17, is GRANTED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff is awarded $3,008.02 in fees and
expenses under the EAJA.1
Dated this 5th day of September, 2017.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Consistent with the Commissioner’s usual procedure in light of Astrue v. Ratliff, 560
U.S. 586 (2010), the check awarding EAJA fees should be made payable to Plaintiff, but mailed
to the Plaintiff in care of Plaintiff’s attorney at the attorney’s office.
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