Brown v. Commissioner of Social Security Administration

Filing 27

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, )

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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 Plaintiff, vs. ORDER Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. 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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