Ramey v. Commissioner of the Social Security Administration
ORDER: The Defendant is Ordered to pay $4,000.00 in attorney's fees in full satisfaction of any claim for fees, costs and other expenses. Signed by Honorable Cameron McGowan Currie on 10/19/2011. (gnan )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Sheila A. Ramey,
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE,
Commissioner of Social Security,
C/A No. 4:09-2887-CMC
The Court, having reviewed the Stipulation to Attorney Fees Under the Equal Access to
Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d), dated June 30, 2010, and having reviewed the file and being fully
advised, hereby orders that the Stipulation for Attorney Fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act
is approved and the Defendant is ordered to pay $4,000.00 in attorney’s fees in full satisfaction of
any claim for fees, costs and other expenses1.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
S/ Cameron McGowan Currie
CAMERON MCGOWAN CURRIE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Columbia, South Carolina
October 19, 2011
Any EAJA award should be paid to Plaintiff, not her attorney, in light of the Supreme
Court’s decision that an EAJA award is payable to the litigant, not her attorney. See Astrue v.
Ratliff, 130 S.Ct. 2521 (June 14, 2010).
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