Gadsby v. Commissioner of Social Security
ORDER granting 18 Motion for Attorney FeesIT IS SO ORDERED. Signed by Senior Judge Thomas J. McAvoy on 9/9/2021. (khr)
Case 5:20-cv-00145-TJM Document 20 Filed 09/09/21 Page 1 of 1
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
HEIDI MAE GADSBY,
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY,
Thomas J. McAvoy,
Sr. U.S. District Judge
Before the Court is Plaintiff’s motion for attorneys fees pursuant to the Equal
Justice Act (“EAJA”), 28 U.S.C. § 2412. Defendant does not oppose the motion. Having
examined the filings in the matter, the Court determines that an award of attorneys fees is
appropriate in this case and that Plaintiff has justified the amount sought. Accordingly,
Plaintiff’s motion for attorneys fees, dkt. # 18, is hereby GRANTED, and Plaintiff is
awarded fees in the amount of $5,868.50. Pursuant to the Plaintiff’s affirmation and
waiver of direct payment of EAJA fees, fees shall be made payable to attorney Howard D.
IT IS SO ORDERED
Dated: September 9, 2021
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