Brown v. Commissioner of Social Security Administration
ORDER granting 24 MOTION for Attorney Fees under EAJA, awarding $4,398.63 in attorney's fees and $16.00 in expenses. Signed by Honorable Cameron McGowan Currie on 08/30/2017.(bshr, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
ROCK HILL DIVISION
Renata R. Brown,
Civil Action No. 0:16-cv-746-CMC
Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner
of Social Security,
This matter is before the court on Plaintiff’s petition for attorney’s fees pursuant to the
Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”), 28 U.S.C. § 2412. ECF No. 24. In her petition, Plaintiff
seeks an award of attorney’s fees in the amount of $4,398.63 and expenses of $16.00,
representing 22.85 attorney hours at the rate of $192.50 per hour.
The Commissioner filed a response indicating that she does not oppose payment of
$4,398.63 in attorney’s fees and $16.00 in expenses to Plaintiff. ECF No. 25. Accordingly, the
court finds this amount reasonable and orders, pursuant to the EAJA, that Plaintiff be awarded
$4,398.63 in attorney’s fees and $16.00 in expenses, payable directly to Plaintiff.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
s/ Cameron McGowan Currie
CAMERON MCGOWAN CURRIE
Senior United States District Judge
Columbia, South Carolina
August 30, 2017
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