Wilson v. Commissioner of Social Security Administration
ORDER granting 28 Motion for Attorney Fees Signed by Honorable Mary Geiger Lewis on 12/19/2016.(abuc)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SLUTH CAROLINA
CLIFTON ROY WILSON,
CAROLYN W. COLVIN,
Acting Commissioner of Social Security,
Civil Action No. 8:15-4185-MGL
This matter is before the Court upon motion for approval of attorney’s fees pursuant to
the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA). See 28 U.S.C. §2412. The parties have agreed that an
award of $2,419.14 in attorney fees under the EAJA is reasonable in this case.
Upon review of the material submitted to the court, the motion for attorney’s fees is
granted. The Commissioner shall pay the Plaintiff attorney’s fees under the EAJA in the amount
Payment of the fees noted herein shall constitute a complete release from and bar to any
and all claims Plaintiff may have relating to EAJA fees in connection with this action. This
award is without prejudice to the right of Plaintiff to seek attorney fees under Section 206(b) of
the Social Security Act, subject to the offset provisions of the EAJA.
Further, the award of fees shall be made payable to the Plaintiff, but delivered to the
office of Plaintiff’s counsel. See Astrue v. Ratliff, 560 U.S. 586, 596-98 (2010).
IT IS SO ORDERED.
s/Mary Geiger Lewis
Mary Geiger Lewis
United States District Judge
December 19, 2016
Columbia, South Carolina
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