Plata et al v. Schwarzenegger et al

Filing 2310

STIPULATION AND ORDER for collection of undisputed attorneys' fees and costs for third quarter of 2009. Signed by Judge Thelton E. Henderson on 05/05/10. (rbe, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/5/2010)

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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 B e rk e le y, CA 94710 4 T e le p h o n e : (510) 280-2621 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 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 D e f e n d a n ts . 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., 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 N O R T H E R N DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 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 THIRD QUARTER OF 2009 O n December 17, 2002, this Court established a procedure by which plaintiffs are 2 0 to collect attorneys' fees and costs incurred in connection with the Stipulation for 2 1 I n ju n c tiv e Relief. This procedure requires plaintiffs' counsel to submit to defendants a 2 2 q u a rte rly statement of fees incurred in monitoring work, and permits defendants thirty (30) 2 3 d a ys from the receipt of plaintiffs' statement to notify plaintiffs of any disputed items. 2 4 After the parties meet and confer on any of defendant's objections, counsel shall then 2 5 p re p a re a stipulated order for payment of the fees not subject to defendants' objections. 2 6 The Order also states that defendants shall have thirty (30) days from the entry of the order 2 7 to pay the undisputed fees and that interest on any undisputed fees will run from the 28 Stipulation and Order Re: Collection of Third Quarter Fees Plata v. Schwarzenegger, No. C-01-1351 T.E.H. 1 f irs t day after the Order is filed, accruing at the rate provided by 28 U.S.C. 1961. 2 Pursuant to this procedure, plaintiffs' counsel served their third quarter billing 3 s ta te m e n t for the period July 1, 2009 through September 30, 2009 on January 4, 2010. 4 F o llo w in g negotiations, the parties stipulate to a payment of $132,053. Plaintiffs reserve 5 the right to move to compel payment for disputed fees, as provided under this Court's 6 D ec e m b er 17, 2002 Order. 7 WHEREFORE, defendants agree to pay plaintiffs' counsel $132,053 within 30 8 d a ys of the signing of this Order. On the 31 st day following the entry of this Order, interest 9 o n any unpaid amount will begin to accrue at the rate provided by 28 U.S.C. 1961 (i.e., 1 0 th e weekly average 1 year constant maturity Treasury yield for the calendar week 1 1 p re c e d in g the date of the Order.) 1 2 A G R E E D TO BY THE PARTIES: 1 3 D a te : March 27, 2010 14 15 1 6 D a te: M a y 4, 2010 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Stipulation and Order Re: Collection of Third Quarter Fees Plata v. Schwarzenegger, No. C-01-1351 T.E.H. 2 /s/ Alison Hardy A tto rn e y for Plaintiffs /s/ Kyle A. Lewis S u p e rv is in g Deputy Attorney General A tto rn e y for Defendants I, Alison Hardy, attest that Kyle Lewis signed this document on May 4, 2010. I T IS SO ORDERED. D a te : _ _ _ _ _ _ _05/05 _ _ _ _ , 2010 ____ UNIT ED TE _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _T _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _C TAb le Thelton E. Henderson H o n o ra U n ite d States District Court Judge S DISTRIC RT U O S Ju ER N D IS T IC T R OF A C LI FO lton E. H dge The enderso n R NIA NO RT H

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