Pringle v. Commissioner of the Social Security Administration

Filing 29

ORDER granting 26 Motion for Attorney Fees. Plaintiff is awarded $3,991.25 in attorneys fees and $16.00 in expenses, payable directly to Plaintiff. Signed by Honorable Cameron McGowan Currie on 12/5/17.(swel, )

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA FLORENCE DIVISION Herbert Lee Pringle, Civil Action No. 4:17-cv-112-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. 26. In his petition, Plaintiff seeks an award of attorney’s fees in the amount of $3,991.25 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 $3,991.25 in attorney’s fees and $16.00 in expenses to Plaintiff. ECF No. 27. Accordingly, the court finds this amount reasonable and orders, pursuant to the EAJA, that Plaintiff be awarded $3,991.25 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 December 5, 2017

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