Hranek v. Saul
ORDER: Granting the # 20 Motion for Attorney Fees. Plaintiff is awarded attorneys fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) (28 U.S.C. § 2412, et seq.) in the amount of $5,929.42. It is further ordered that payment will be made directly to Plaintiffs attorney pursuant to the agreed upon assignment from Plaintiff. See Dkt. No. 20-1. Signed by Magistrate Judge Daniel J. Stewart on 10/14/2020. (jmb)
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
ANDREW M. SAUL, Comm’r of Soc. Sec.,
LACHMAN & GORTON
Attorney for Plaintiff
P.O. Box 89
1500 East Main Street
Endicott, New York 13761-0089
PETER GORTON, ESQ.
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Attorney for Defendant
J.F.K. Federal Building, Room 625
15 New Sudbury Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02203
RAMI VANEGAS, ESQ.
DANIEL J. STEWART
United States Magistrate Judge
The Complaint in this action was filed June 18, 2019. Dkt. No. 1. The Court
ordered the matter remanded to the Social Security Administration for further
proceedings. Dkt. No. 18. Plaintiff has now filed a Motion for Attorneys’ Fees under the
Equal Access to Justice Act. Dkt. No. 20. The Motion seeks that the fee award be paid
directly to counsel. Id. Defendant does not oppose the Motion. Dkt. No. 23.
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Based on the foregoing, Plaintiff is awarded attorneys’ fees under the Equal Access
to Justice Act (EAJA) (28 U.S.C. § 2412, et seq.) in the amount of $5,929.42. It is further
ordered that payment will be made directly to Plaintiff’s attorney pursuant to the agreed
upon assignment from Plaintiff. See Dkt. No. 20-1.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: October 14, 2020
Albany, New York
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