Stevenson Enterprises v. Mendoza et al

Filing 192

ORDER RE Supplemental Briefing re: Attorneys Fees and Costs (emclc4, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/5/2014)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 STEVENSON ENTERPRISES, a California general partnership No. C-08-4845 EMC 9 Plaintiff, 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 12 v. ENRIQUETA MENDOZA; ESTATE OF DAVID Z. MENDOZA; HAK CHON LEE; JEUM SOON LEE; HYSL, Inc., a California corporation; and YONG W. LEE, ORDER RE SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEFING RE ATTORNEYS FEES AND COSTS 13 14 Defendants. ___________________________________/ 15 On November 10, 2014, the Court ordered Plaintiff to file supplemental briefing and 16 documentary evidence supporting its request for damages and attorneys fees. Docket No. 185. 17 Plaintiff complied with that order and produced, among other things, a 361 page exhibit detailing its 18 attorneys fees and costs. Docket No. 187. In its supplemental brief, Plaintiff seems to predicate its 19 entitlement to these attorneys fees on the basis of “prevailing” on its breach of contract claim. 20 The Court hereby orders Plaintiff to file supplemental briefing that shall provide: 21 (1) A tabular breakdown of the compensable hours spent working on its breach of 22 contract claim, grouped by the nature of each task performed— i.e. “investigating 23 potential insurance coverage of the Plaintiff” or “communications with counsel for 24 HYSL, Inc.” 25 (2) A brief explaining why each category of task set forth in the table— i.e. 26 “communications with counsel for Andres Mendoza”— is sufficiently related to its 27 28 1 breach of contract claim, such that it is compensable as a result of prevailing on that 2 claim. 3 This supplemental briefing and tabular breakdown shall be filed by Tuesday, December 9, 4 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Plaintiff shall serve a copy of their supplemental brief and evidentiary showing 5 on Defendant upon filing with the Court. 6 7 The hearing on Plaintiff’s motion and the Case Management Conference remain set for Friday, December 12, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. 8 9 IT IS SO ORDERED. 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 Dated: December 5, 2014 12 13 _________________________ 14 EDWARD M. CHEN 15 United States District Judge 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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