In re National Security Agency Telecommunications Records Litigation

Filing 746

Memorandum in Opposition re 738 MOTION for Attorney Fees Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Attorney's Fees (Al-Haramain v Obama) (09-cv-109-VRW) filed byUnited States. (Attachments: # 1 Appendix, # 2 Appendix, # 3 Appendix, # 4 Appendix, # 5 Appendix, # 6 Appendix, # 7 Appendix)(Coppolino, Anthony) (Filed on 8/5/2010)

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In re National Security Agency Telecommunications Records Litigation Doc. 746 Att. 4 Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Attorney Fees Al-Haramain Islamic Found. Oregon et al. v. Obama et al. (07-cv-109-VRW) (3:06-md-1791-VRW) Appendix 4 CONSULTATION HOURS BY ATTORNEY Dockets.Justia.com Appendix 4 - Consultation Hours by Counsel The following spreadsheet lists the number of times that plaintiffs' counsel indicated that they consulted with co-counsel, sets forth number of hours contained in the blocks containing these references, and calculates 25% of the total time for these blocks as a reduction for excessive consultations. Note: Page references in the chart are to the page numbers indicated in the ECF generated header at the top of the declaration cited. Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Obama Fee Application - Consultation Hour s Timekeeper: Albies Albies Albies Albies Albies Albies Albies Albies Albies Albies Albies Albies Date(s): 2/5/06 - 2/27/06 3/2/06 - 4/17/06 4/18/06 - 4/23/06 5/1/06 - 5/23/06 5/16/06 - 8/29/06 8/18/06 - 9/25/06 9/25/06 - 10/24/06 10/23/06 -11/1/06 11/7/06 - 12/5/06 1/7/07 - 4/19/07 5/31/07 -8/28/07 11/28/07 - 2/11/08 Total Hours in Block: 18.3 54.8 33.5 32.7 52.5 5.6 27.9 30.5 48.2 5.7 31.5 11.7 Total Consult Hours Assuming 25% Declaration Citation: 4.58 13.7 8.38 8.18 13.13 1.4 6.98 7.63 12.05 1.43 7.88 2.93 Albies Decl. pg 3:10-11 Albies Decl. pg 3:13-15 Albies Decl. pg 3:16-18 Albies Decl. pg 3:19-21 Albies Decl. pg 3:22-24 Albies Decl. pg 4:1-3 Albies Decl. pg 4:4-5 Albies Decl. pg 4:6-8 Albies Decl. pg 4:9-10 Albies Decl. pg 4:12-13 Albies Decl. pg 4:14-16 Albies Decl. pg 4:17-19 Annual Total 2006 = 76.03 2007=9.31 1 Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Obama Fee Application - Consultation Hour s Timekeeper: Albies Albies Albies Albies Albies Albies Date(s): 3/15/08 - 4/23/08 7/3/08 - 7/21/08 10/7/08 - 12/18/08 1/5/09 - 6/5/09 6/11/09 - 9/23/09 3/31/10 - 5/5/10 Total Hours in Block: 12.3 3.6 18.1 33.2 21.5 11.9 Total Consult Hours Assuming 25% Declaration Citation: 3.08 0.9 4.53 8.3 5.38 2.98 Albies Decl. pg 4:20-22 Albies Decl. pg 4:23-24 Albies Decl. pg 4:25-28 Albies Decl. pg 5:1-5 Albies Decl. pg 5:6-10 Albies Decl. pg 5:11-13 Annual Total 2008= 11.44 2009= 13.68 2010= 2.98 ALBIES TOTAL: Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg 113.44 2/27/06 3/2/06 - 3/7/06 3/6/06 - 3/15/06 3/18/06 - 4/14/06 4/18/06 - 5/22/06 1 1.7 11.5 26.5 70 0.25 0.43 2.88 6.63 17.5 Eisenberg Decl. pg 5:14-15 Eisenberg Decl. pg 5:16-17 Eisenberg Decl. pg 5:18-19 Eisenberg Decl. pg 5:20-22 Eisenberg Decl. pg 5:23-24 2 Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Obama Fee Application - Consultation Hour s Timekeeper: Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Date(s): 5/3/06 - 5/21/06 5/17/06 - 5/22/06 5/25/06 - 6/16/06 6/12/06 - 7/4/06 6/20/06 - 6/27/06 7/10/06 - 7/31/06 8/10/06 - 8/15/06 8/18/06 8/30/06 - 10/31/06 9/20/06 - 11/1/06 10/31/06 - 11/3/06 11/15/06 - 11/20/06 Total Hours in Block: 9.7 7.2 55.7 66.5 45.7 10.9 5 2 71.2 44.3 7.7 8.8 Total Consult Hours Assuming 25% Declaration Citation: 2.43 1.8 13.93 16.63 11.43 2.73 1.25 0.5 17.8 11.8 1.93 2.2 Eisenberg Decl. pg 5:25-26 Eisenberg Decl. pg 5:27-28 Eisenberg Decl. pg 6:3-4 Eisenberg Decl. pg 6:6-7 Eisenberg Decl. pg 6:8-9 Eisenberg Decl. pg 6:10-11 Eisenberg Decl. pg 6:12-14 Eisenberg Decl. pg 6:17-19 Eisenberg Decl. pg 6:20-21 Eisenberg Decl. pg 6:23-24 Eisenberg Decl. pg 6:26-7:1 Eisenberg Decl. pg 7:6-7 Annual Total 3 Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Obama Fee Application - Consultation Hour s Timekeeper: Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Date(s): 11/14/06 - 1/24/07 11/26/06 - 1/4/07 12/10/06 - 1/30/07 12/19/06 - 12/22/06 12/26/06 - 1/9/07 1/10/07 1/15/07 - 8/8/07 2/1/07 - 2/19/07 3/12/07 - 3/23/07 4/17/07 - 4/20/07 4/27/07 - 7/5/07 7/2/07 - 8/16/07 Total Hours in Block: 8 9.1 33.6 4.5 5.1 0.6 12.1 21.3 30.2 12 177.1 121.1 Total Consult Hours Assuming 25% Declaration Citation: 2 2.28 8.4 1.13 1.28 0.15 2.57 5.33 7.55 3 44.28 30.28 Eisenberg Decl. pg 7:8-9 Eisenberg Decl. pg 7:11-14 Eisenberg Decl. pg 7:15-16 Eisenberg Decl. pg 7:17-18 Eisenberg Decl. pg 7:19-20 Eisenberg Decl. pg 7:21-22 Eisenberg Decl. pg 7:23-25 Eisenberg Decl. pg 7:26-27 Eisenberg Decl. pg 8:2-3 Eisenberg Decl. pg 8:10-11 Eisenberg Decl. pg 8:12-13 Eisenberg Decl. pg 8:16-18 Annual Total 2006 = 127.21 4 Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Obama Fee Application - Consultation Hour s Timekeeper: Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Date(s): 9/2/07- 11/5/07 11/16/07- 11/26/07 11/20/07 - 6/24/08 12/28/07 - 2/5/08 2/7/08 7/2/08 - 7/3/08 7/4/08 - 7/9/08 8/26/08 - 9/30/08 9/30/08 - 10/23/08 10/23/08 - 11/14/08 11/16/08 - 12/9/08 1/5/09 - 1/6/09 Total Hours in Block: 30.1 6.6 62.1 71.5 5.5 8.5 72.9 70.7 90.6 51 27.1 7.7 Total Consult Hours Assuming 25% Declaration Citation: 7.53 1.65 15.53 17.88 1.38 2.13 18.23 17.68 22.65 12.75 6.78 1.93 Eisenberg Decl. pg 8:25-27 Eisenberg Decl. pg 8:28-9:1 Eisenberg Decl. pg 9:2-3 Eisenberg Decl. pg 9:4-5 Eisenberg Decl. pg 9:6-7 Eisenberg Decl. pg 9:15-16 Eisenberg Decl. pg 9:17- 18 Eisenberg Decl. pg 9:21-22 Eisenberg Decl. pg 9:23-24 Eisenberg Decl. pg 9:25-26 Eisenberg Decl. pg 9:27-28 Eisenberg Decl. pg 10:1-2 Annual Total 2007 = 102.34 2008 = 115.01 5 Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Obama Fee Application - Consultation Hour s Timekeeper: Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Date(s): 1/12/09 - 1/20/09 11/17/09- 2/23/09 1/26/09 - 2/6/09 2/12/09 - 2/13/09 2/28/09-3/2/09 4/16/09 - 4/22/09 4/20/09 - 5/15/09 5/25/09 - 5/31/09 6/4/09 - 7/9/09 7/13/09 - 9/9/09 7/29/09 - 7/31/09 11/9/09-11/11/09 Total Hours in Block: 15.8 53.5 32.5 11.6 11.5 22.4 29.4 39.7 63.9 82.3 1.2 17.5 Total Consult Hours Assuming 25% Declaration Citation: 3.95 13.3 8.13 2.9 2.88 5.6 7.35 9.93 15.98 20.58 0.3 4.38 Eisenberg Decl. pg 10:4-5 Eisenberg Decl. pg 10:7-8 Eisenberg Decl. pg 10:9-10 Eisenberg Decl. pg 10:13-15 Eisenberg Decl. pg 10:20-22 Eisenberg Decl. pg 10:26-11:1 Eisenberg Decl. pg 11:2-4 Eisenberg Decl. pg 11:7-10 Eisenberg Decl. pg 11:13-14 Eisenberg Decl. pg 11:16-18 Eisenberg Decl. pg 11:21-22 Eisenberg Decl. pg 12:10-11 Annual Total 2009 = 97.21 6 Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Obama Fee Application - Consultation Hour s Timekeeper: Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Eisenberg Date(s): 3/31/10 3/31/10 - 4/5/10 4/7/10 - 4/9/10 4/12/10 - 4/16/10 4/19/10 - 5/7/10 4/20/10 - 5/7/10 5/1/10 6/4/10 - 6/8/10 6/9/10 - 7/6/10 Total Hours in Block: 1.5 10 14.7 18.2 4.7 62 4.8 12.7 43.9 Total Consult Hours Assuming 25% Declaration Citation: 0.38 2.5 3.68 4.55 1.18 15.5 1.2 3.18 10.98 Eisenberg Decl. pg 12:19-20 Eisenberg Decl. pg 12:21-23 Eisenberg Decl. pg 12:24-26 Eisenberg Decl. pg 12:27-28 Eisenberg Decl. pg 13:1-3 Eisenberg Decl. pg 13:4-5 Eisenberg Decl. pg 13:6-7 Eisenberg Decl. pg 13:11-12 Eisenberg Decl. pg 13:13-14 Annual Total 2010 = 43.15 EISENBERG TOTAL: Goldberg Goldberg 484.92 12/6/05 - 2/28/06 2/28/06 - 12/20/06 12.2 3.4 3.05 0.85 Goldberg Decl. pg 5:2 Goldberg Decl. pg 5:4-5 7 Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Obama Fee Application - Consultation Hour s Timekeeper: Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Date(s): 3/17/06 - 5/25/06 3/17/06 - 5/25/06 3/17/06 - 5/25/06 5/28/06 - 6/7/06 6/21/06 - 10/28/06 7/1/06 - 8/29/06 10/23/06 - 11/1/06 11/22/06 - 5/7/07 5/31/07 - 8/28/07 11/18/07 - 1/29/08 2/7/08 - 4/23/08 7/2/08 - 9/15/08 Total Hours in Block: 34 15.5 11 18 22.5 23 22 6.2 80.8 12.4 83.3 34.8 Total Consult Hours Assuming 25% Declaration Citation: 8.5 3.88 2.75 4.5 5.63 5.75 5.5 1.55 20.2 3.1 20.825 8.7 Goldberg Decl. pg 5:7-9 Goldberg Decl. pg 5:10-14 Goldberg Decl. pg 5:21-22 Goldberg Decl. pg 5:24-27 Goldberg Decl. pg 6:1-3 Goldberg Decl. pg 6:9-13 Goldber Decl. pg 6:14-19 Goldberg Decl. pg 6:20-22 Goldberg Decl. pg 7:1-10 Goldberg Decl. pg 7:12-15 Goldberg Decl. pg 7:16-22 Goldberg Decl. pg 7:23-27 Annual Total 2006 = 40.41 2007 = 24.85 8 Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Obama Fee Application - Consultation Hour s Timekeeper: Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Goldberg Date(s): 9/24/08 - 12/2/08 1/5/09 - 1/23/09 1/28/09 - 2/25/09 3/2/09 - 6/3/09 6/16/09 - 9/23/09 3/31/10 - 5/24/10 6/7/10 - 6/25/10 Total Hours in Block: 43.7 23.3 21.4 32.4 35.8 55.6 32.5 Total Consult Hours Assuming 25% Declaration Citation: 10.9 5.83 5.35 8.1 8.95 13.9 8.13 Goldberg Decl. pg 8:1-4 Goldberg Decl. pg 8:6-10 Goldberg Decl. pg 8:11-15 Goldberg Decl. pg 8:16-23 Goldberg Decl. pg 8:24-27 Goldberg Decl. pg 9:1-7 Goldberg Decl. pg 9:9-13 Annual Total 2008 = 40.42 2009 = 28.23 2010 = 22.03 GOLDBERG TOTAL: Hancock Hancock Hancock 155.945 8/1/08- 12/31/08 4/1/09 - 6/30/09 1/1/10-4/30/10 17.6 30.9 27 4.4 7.73 6.75 Hancock Decl. pg 4:28-5:5 Hancock Decl. pg 5:9-15 Hancock Decl. pg 5:19-23 2008 = 4.4 2009 = 7.73 2010 = 6.75 HANCOCK TOTAL: 18.88 9 Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Obama Fee Application - Consultation Hour s Timekeeper: Hassan Hassan Hassan Hassan Hassan Hassan Hassan Hassan Hassan Hassan Hassan Hassan Date(s): 2/19/06 - 2/28/06 3/17/06 - 5/25/06 3/17/06 - 5/25/06 5/28/06 - 6/7/06 6/22/06 - 9/18/06 7/1/06 - 8/29/06 5/26/06 - 6/28/06 9/7/06 - 11/1/06 9/7/06 - 11/17/06 11/17/06 - 3/22/07 3/24/07 - 4/12/07 5/31/07 - 8/31/07 Total Hours in Block: 10.6 21.5 46.1 7.1 13.4 21 5.4 18.6 12.7 12.3 3.9 46.8 Total Consult Hours Assuming 25% Declaration Citation: 2.65 5.38 11.53 1.78 3.35 5.25 1.35 4.65 3.18 3.08 0.98 11.7 Hassan Decl. pg 3:26-27 Hassan Decl. pg 4:1-6 Hassan Decl. pg 4:7-13 Hassan Decl. pg 4:14-16 Hassan Decl. pg 4:17-21 Hassan Decl. pg 4:22-25 Hassan Decl. pg 4:26-27 Hassan Decl. pg 5:1-6 Hassan Decl. pg 5:7-9 Hassan Decl. pg 5:11-15 Hassan Decl. pg 5:16-19 Hassan Decl. pg 5:20-27 Annual Total 2006 = 39.12 10 Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Obama Fee Application - Consultation Hour s Timekeeper: Hassan Hassan Hassan Hassan Hassan Hassan Hassan Hassan Date(s): 9/1/07 - 1/29/08 1/30/08 - 7/3/08 7/2/08 - 9/15/08 9/4/08 - 12/2/08 12/3/08 - 1/22/09 5/27/09 - 3/30/10 3/31/10 - 5/21/10 6/4/10 - 6/29/10 Total Hours in Block: 26.2 15.8 12.3 16 6.9 10.4 23 13.5 Total Consult Hours Assuming 25% Declaration Citation: 6.55 3.95 3.08 4 1.73 2.6 5.75 3.38 Hassan Decl. pg 6:1-3 Hassan Decl. pg 6:4-10 Hassan Decl. pg 6:11-15 Hassan Decl. pg 6:16-20 Hassan Decl. pg 6:21-22 Hassan Decl. pg 6:23-27 Hassan Decl. pg 7:1-7 Hassan Decl.pg 7:9-12 Annual Total 2007 = 22.31 0 2008 = 11.03 2009 = 4.33 2010 = 9.13 HASSAN TOTAL: 85.92 Jaskol Jaskol Jaskol 3/7/06 - 3/16/06 3/17/06 - 6/19/06 5/17/06 - 9/14/06 16.5 32.9 7.3 4.13 8.23 1.83 Jaskol Decl. pg 4:19-20 Jaskol Decl. pg 4:22-25 Jaskol Decl. pg 5:1-3 11 Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Obama Fee Application - Consultation Hour s Timekeeper: Jaskol Jaskol Jaskol Jaskol Jaskol Jaskol Jaskol Jaskol Jaskol Jaskol Jaskol Jaskol Date(s): 6/2/06 -9/5/06 6/6/06 - 9/7/06 6/29/06 - 7/26/06 9/20/06 - 9/29/06 10/23/06 - 10/27/06 11/1/06 - 11/3/06 12/20/06 - 12/27/06 3/16/08 - 7/2/08 4/9/08 - 4/11/08 7/6/08 - 7/24/08 2/6/08 - 2/17/09 9/4/08 - 11/3/08 Total Hours in Block: 9.9 26.3 6.8 11.2 5.6 1.5 2.3 15.7 3.6 11.1 3.1 7.7 Total Consult Hours Assuming 25% Declaration Citation: 2.48 6.58 1.7 2.8 1.4 0.38 0.58 3.93 0.9 2.78 0.78 1.93 Jaskol Decl. pg 5:5-8 Jaskol Decl. pg 5:10-13 Jaskol Decl. pg 5:15-16 Jaskol Decl. pg 5:17-19 Jaskol Decl. pg 5:23-25 Jaskol Decl. pg 6:1-3 Jaskol Decl. pg 6:8-9 Jaskol Decl. pg 6:20-21 Jaskol Decl. pg 6:22-23 Jaskol Decl. pg 6:24-25 Jaskol Decl. pg 7:1-3 Jaskol Decl. pg 7:5-6 Annual Total 2006 = 30.11 12 Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Obama Fee Application - Consultation Hour s Timekeeper: Jaskol Jaskol Jaskol Jaskol Date(s): 10/3/08 - 1/7/09 1/17/09 - 2/26/09 5/25/09 - 5/27/09 5/27/09 - 4/13/09 Total Hours in Block: 8.1 4.6 2 14 Total Consult Hours Assuming 25% Declaration Citation: 2.03 1.15 0.5 3.5 Jaskol Decl. pg 7:7-9 Jaskol Decl. pg 7:11-13 Jaskol Decl. pg 7:21-22 Jaskol Decl. pg 7:23-24 Annual Total 2008 = 12.35 2009 = 5.15 JASKOL TOTAL: Nelson Nelson Nelson Nelson Nelson Nelson Nelson 47.61 3/1/06 - 12/20/06 3/25/06 - 5/1/06 9/25/06 - 12/21/06 1/1/07 - 6/29/07 7/1/07 - 12/14/07 2/3/08 - 7/2/08 7/3/08 - 12/15/08 65.6 112.1 73 152.7 48.1 11.7 22.3 16.4 28.03 18.25 38.18 12.03 2.93 5.58 Nelson Decl. pg 7:13-19 Nelson Decl. pg 7:20-8:1 Nelson Decl. pg 8:16-22 Nelson Decl. pg 9:1-9 Nelson Decl. pg 9:10-18 Nelson Decl. pg 9:19-24 Nelson Decl. pg 10:3- 11 2008 = 8.51 2007 = 50.21 2006 = 62.68 13 Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Obama Fee Application - Consultation Hour s Timekeeper: Nelson Date(s): 1/09 - present Total Hours in Block: 113 Total Consult Hours Assuming 25% Declaration Citation: 28.25 Nelson Decl. pg 10:12-24 Annual Total 2009 = 28.25 NELSON TOTAL: 149.65 TOTAL BLOCK HOURS (2006-2010): 4177.4 2007 9.31 102.34 24.85 x 22.31 x 50.21 2008 11.44 115.01 40.42 4.40 11.03 12.35 8.51 2009 13.68 97.21 28.23 7.73 4.33 5.15 28.25 2010 2.98 43.15 22.03 6.75 9.13 x x TOTAL 113.44 484.92 155.94 18.88 85.92 47.61 149.65 TIMEKEEPER ALBIES: EISENBERG: GOLDBERG: HANCOCK : HASSAN: JASKOL : NELSON : TOTAL: 2006 76.03 127.21 40.41 x 39.12 30.11 62.68 375.56 209.02 203.19 14 184.58 84.04 1056.36

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