Caputo v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 23

STIPULATION and ORDER regarding the # 21 Motion for attorneys fees and # 22 Stipulation for Allowance of Fees Under the Equal Access to Justice Act. Signed by Judge David N. Hurd on 7/08/2024. (mmg).

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ANDREA MARIE C., Plaintiff, 1:23-CV-0846 (DNH/MJK) -vCOMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant. STIPULATION FOR ATTORNEY FEES IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED by and between Vernon Norwood, Special Assistant United States Attorney, for Carla B. Freeman, the United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York, attorneys for the defendant herein, and Howard D. Olinsky, Esq., attorney for the Plaintiff, that the Commissioner of Social Security shall pay Plaintiff the sum of $5,850.46 in attorney’s fees pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. § 2412, in full satisfaction of any and all claims under the EAJA. The attorney fees may be paid to Plaintiff’s counsel if Plaintiff agrees to assign the fees to counsel and provided Plaintiff owes no debt to the Federal Government that is subject to offset under the U.S. Treasury Offset Program. It is further agreed that Plaintiff is awarded costs under 28 U.S.C. § 1920 in the amount of $0.00 as this case was filed in forma pauperis. DATED: Syracuse, New York, July 3, 2024 CARLA B. FREEMAN United States Attorney BY: /s/ Vernon Norwood________ VERNON NORWOOD Special Assistant United States Attorney Office of Program Litigation, Office 2 Office of the General Counsel Social Security Administration 6401 Security Boulevard Baltimore, Maryland 21235 (212) 264-9471 vernon.norwood@ssa.gov OLINSKY LAW GROUP Attorneys for Plaintiff BY: /s/ HOWARD D. OLINSKY, Esq. 250 South Clinton Street – Suite 210 Syracuse, New York 13202 (315) 701-5270 holinsky@windisability.com 07-08-2024

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