MEHIGAN et al v. ASCENA RETAIL GROUP, INC. et al
ORDER THAT CLASS COUNSEL'S MOTIO TO CORRECT ITS PROFFERED LODESTAR 195 IS GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART; WE AMEND PARAGRAPH 3 OF OUR 7/29/2016 ORDER 185 TO PROVIDE, CONSISTENT WITH THE ACCOMPANYING MEMORANDUM, CLASS COUNSEL IS AWARDED & #036;4,831,846.25 IN ATTORNEYS' FEES AT THIS INITIAL STAGE REPRESENTING $2,761,055.00 FOR 5,048.56 APPROVED HOURS AND THE COURT'S 1.75 MULTIPLIER AWARDED UNDER OUR 7/29/2016 ORDER; AND, ALL OTHER ASPECTS OF OUR 7/29/2016 ORDER 185 REMAIN IN EFFECT. SIGNED BY HONORABLE MARK A. KEARNEY ON 9/12/16. 9/12/16 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED TO PRO SE PARTIES, MAILED AND E-MAILED.(ti, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
CAROL ROUGVIE, et al.
ASCENA RETAIL GROUP, INC., et al.
AND NOW, this
day of September 2016, consistent with our July 29, 2016 Order
granting Plaintiffs' Motion for attorneys' fees (ECF Doc. No. 185), Plaintiffs' Motion to correct
its proffered lodestar (ECF Doc. No. 195), Class Counsel's declarations (ECF Doc. No. 201),
Objectors Comlish's and Artlip's Response (ECF Doc. No. 210), Class Counsel's Reply (ECF
Doc. No. 216), mindful of our fiduciary obligations to evaluate Class Counsel's proffered hours
for an hourly fee recovery and for reasons in the accompanying Memorandum, it is ORDERED:
Class Counsel's Motion to correct its proffered lodestar (ECF Doc. No. 195) is
GRANTED in part and DENIED in part as we find a basis for much of the corrected lodestar
but do not allow several vague or admittedly belated descriptions of allegedly invested time;
We amend Paragraph 3 of our July 29, 2016 Order (ECF Doc. No. 185) to
provide, consistent with the accompanying Memorandum, Class Counsel is awarded
$4,831,846.25 in attorneys' fees at this initial stage representing $2,761,055.00 for 5,048.56
approved hours and the Court's 1.75 multiplier awarded under our July 29, 2016 Order; and,
All other aspects of our July 29, 201 Order (ECF Doc No. 185) remain in effect.
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