Moffitt v. Tunkhannock Area School District et al
ORDER (memorandum filed previously as separate docket entry)the plaintiffs motion for attorneys fees and costs, (Doc. 82), as supplemented by subsequent letters to the court, (Docs. 105, 106, 107, 108), is GRANTED IN PART in the amount of $79,467.03. (See order for details). Signed by Honorable Malachy E Mannion on 1/20/17. (bs)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
JOSEPH P. MOFFITT,
TUNKHANNOCK AREA SCHOOL
CIVIL ACTION NO. 3:13-1519
In light of the memorandum issued this same day, IT IS HEREBY
ORDERED THAT the plaintiff’s motion for attorneys’ fees and costs, (Doc.
82), as supplemented by subsequent letters to the court, (Docs. 105, 106,
107, 108), is GRANTED IN PART in the amount of $79,467.03 as follows:
The plaintiff is awarded $876.78 in costs;
The plaintiff is awarded $11,625.00 for the attorney’s fees of
Theresa Moffitt, Esquire; and
The plaintiff is awarded a total of $66,965.25 on behalf of Andrew
Katsock, Esquire, with $66,637.50 awarded to compensate
attorney’s fees and $327.75 awarded to compensate Attorney
Katsock’s work at a lesser, paralegal rate.
Having also reviewed the parties submissions regarding back pay,
prejudgment interest, and a negative tax implication award, (Docs. 80, 81,
104), IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT the plaintiff is awarded post-tax,
back pay in the amount of $20,221.48 and pre-tax, prejudgment interest in the
amount of $3,443.61. The plaintiff’s request for an additional award due to an
increased tax burden is denied. The clerk shall enter judgment against
defendants as specified above.
s/ Malachy E. Mannion
MALACHY E. MANNION
United States District Judge
DATED: January 20, 2017
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