Plata et al v. Schwarzenegger et al

Filing 1755

STIPULATION AND ORDER for Collection of Undisputed Attorneys' Fees and Costs for First Quarter of 2008. Signed by Judge Thelton E. Henderson on 11/03/08. (rbe, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/3/2008)

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1 P R IS O N LAW OFFICE D O N A L D SPECTER #83925 2 S T E V E N FAMA #99641 ALISON HARDY #135966 3 1 9 1 7 Fifth Street T e le p h o n e : (510) 280-2621 4 a h a r d y@ p r i s o n l a w . c o m 5 6 A tto rn e ys for Plaintiffs 7 8 B I N G H A M McCUTCHEN W A R R E N E. GEORGE #53588 Three Embarcadero Center S a n Francisco, CA 94111 T e le p h o n e : (415) 393-2000 F a c sim ile : (415) 393-2286 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 N O R T H E R N DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 O n December 17, 2002, this Court established a procedure by which plaintiffs are 19 to collect attorneys' fees and costs incurred in connection with the Stipulation for 20 I n ju n c tiv e Relief. This procedure requires plaintiffs' counsel to submit to defendants a 21 q u a rte rly statement of fees incurred in monitoring work, and permits defendants thirty (30) 22 d a ys from the receipt of plaintiffs' statement to notify plaintiffs of any disputed items. 23 After the parties meet and confer on any of defendant's objections, counsel shall then 24 p re p a re a stipulated order for payment of the fees not subject to defendants' objections. 25 The Order also states that defendants shall have thirty (30) days from the entry of the order 26 to pay the undisputed fees and that interest on any undisputed fees will run from the thirty27 f irs t day after the Order is filed, accruing at the rate provided by 28 U.S.C. 1961. 28 Stipulation and Order Re: Collection of First Quarter Fees Plata v. Schwarzenegger, No. C-01-1351 T.E.H. M A R C IA N O PLATA, et al., P l a i n t if f s , v. A R N O L D SCHWARZENEGGER, et al., D e f e n d a n ts . N o . C-01-1351 T.E.H. S T IP U L A T IO N AND ORDER FOR C O L L E C T IO N OF UNDISPUTED A T T O R N E Y S ' FEES AND COSTS F O R FIRST QUARTER OF 2008 1 P u r s u a n t to this procedure, plaintiffs' counsel served their first quarter billing 2 s ta te m e n t demanding $222,779 for the period from January 1, 2008 through March 31, 3 2 0 0 8 on May 23, 2008. Following negotiations, the parties stipulate to a payment of 4 $ 1 0 5 ,2 7 8 . Plaintiffs reserve the right to pursue the remainder of the fees, as provided 5 u n d er this Court's December 17, 2002 Order. 6 WHEREFORE, defendants agree to pay plaintiffs' counsel $105,278 within 30 7 d a ys of the signing of this Order. On the 31 st day following the entry of this Order, interest 8 o n any unpaid amount will begin to accrue at the rate provided by 28 U.S.C. 1961 (i.e., 9 th e weekly average 1 year constant maturity Treasury yield for the calendar week 1 0 p re c e d in g the date of the Order.) 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. I, Alison Hardy, attest that Charles J. Antonen signed this document on October 10, 2008. D a te: O c to b e r 20, 2008 /s/ Charles Antonen D e p u ty Attorney General A tto rn e y for Defendants D a te : October 1, 2008 /s/ Alison Hardy A tto rn e y for Plaintiffs A G R E E D TO BY THE PARTIES: S 11/ _ _ D a te : _ _ _ _ _ _ _03 _ _ _ _ _ _ , 2008 S DISTRICT TE C _ TA _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ H o n o ra b le Thelton E. Henderson U n ite d States District Court Judge RT U O UNIT ED J Stipulation and Order Re: Collection of First Quarter Fees R N Plata v. Schwarzenegger, No. C-01-1351 T.E.H. 2 E F D IS T IC T O R A C LI FO elton E udge Th . Hende rson R NIA NO RT H

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