Harris v. Colvin
Order by Magistrate Judge Donna M. Ryu granting 27 Motion for AttorneyS' Fees.(dmrlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/25/2017)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
DENISE ANNE HARRIS,
NANCY A. BERRYHILL,
United States District Court
Northern District of California
Case No. 14-cv-03938-DMR
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF'S
COUNSEL'S MOTION FOR
Re: Dkt. No. 27
On February 29, 2016, the court granted in part Plaintiff Denise Anne Harris’s motion for
summary judgment and remanded this matter for further administrative proceedings. [Docket No.
22.] Following remand, the Commissioner of Social Security granted Plaintiff’s application for
Social Security Disability Insurance benefits and awarded her retroactive benefits. [Docket No. 27
at 3.] On April 22, 2016, the court awarded Plaintiff $3,700.00 in attorneys’ fees payable by the
government pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”), 28 U.S.C. § 2412(b). [Docket
Plaintiff’s counsel now moves for an award of attorneys’ fees pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §
406(b). [Docket No. 27.] The motion has been served on Plaintiff Harris, (see Docket No. 31,
Certificate of Service), and no opposition or objection has been filed. Having reviewed the
motion, the court hereby awards Plaintiff’s counsel attorneys’ fees pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 406(b)
in the amount of $14,200.00. Counsel shall immediately reimburse Plaintiff Harris the $3,700.00
in EAJA fees previously paid by the government, for a net fee of $10,500.00.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: July 25, 2017
Donna M. Ryu
United States Magistrate Judge
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