Esman v. Saul

Filing 17

ORDER AWARDING EAJA FEES GRANTING 16 Motion for Attorney Fees. Read order for details. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 1/11/2022. (AMC)

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Case 1:20-cv-00150-SPW Document 17 Filed 01/11/22 Page 1 of 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MONTANA BILLINGS DIVISION NIKI LEE ESMAN, NO.; CV20-150-SPW Plaintiff, ORDER AWARDING EAJA FEES vs. ANDREW SAUL,Commissioner of Social Security Administration, Defendant. Plaintiff Niki Lee Esman ("Esman"), by and through her attorney, John E. Seidlitz, Jr., moves under the Equal Access to Justice Act("EAJA"),28 U.S.C. §2412(d), for attorney fees incurred in prosecuting her Social Security appeal. She requested $8,559.83 in fees. Defendant Commissioner of Social Security ("Commissioner")has been contacted and has stipulated to a reduced fee amount of$8,059.83. Accordingly,IT IS ORDERED that Defendant shall pay $8,059.83 in attorney fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act,28 U.S.C. §2412. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that if, after receiving the Court's EAJA fee order, the Commissioner(1)determines upon effectuation ofthe Court's 1 Case 1:20-cv-00150-SPW Document 17 Filed 01/11/22 Page 2 of 2

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