Northwest Administrators Inc v. Valley Pump Inc

Filing 20

ORDER GRANTING FEES, COST, AND UPDATED INTEREST signed by Hon. Brian A Tsuchida, re: 17 Motion for Attorney Fees. (TF) (Main Document 20 replaced on 9/7/2021) (TF).

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Case 2:20-cv-01343-BAT Document 20 Filed 09/07/21 Page 1 of 2 1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 5 6 7 NORTHWEST ADMINISTRATORS INC, Plaintiff, 8 9 10 ORDER GRANTING FEES, COST, AND UPDATED INTEREST v. VALLEY PUMP INC, Defendant. 11 12 CASE NO. 2:20-cv-01343-BAT On August 2, 2021, the Court granted Plaintiff Northwest Administrators, Inc.’s motion 13 for summary judgment (Dkt. 11) against Defendant Valley Pump, Inc. for delinquent 14 contributions, liquidated damages, and interest (through June 15, 2021). Id., p. 19. The Court 15 further ordered that Northwest is entitled to its reasonable attorney fees and costs and directed 16 Northwest to file a motion setting out its attorney fees, costs, and accrued interest. Id. 17 18 19 On August 10, 2021, Plaintiff filed a motion for attorneys’ fees, costs, and updated interest. Dkt. 17. Defendant filed no response to the motion. Having thoroughly considered the motion and relevant record, the Court concludes that 20 Plaintiff has met its burden regarding its fees, including those of its legal or office assistants. See 21 Jordan v. Multnomah Cnty., 815 F.2d 1258, 1263 (9th Cir. 1987). The Court has previously 22 approved the rates, see Nw. Adm’rs, Inc. v. Kitsap Ready Mix, Inc., No. C10-0448-RSL (W.D. 23 Wash. Dec. 1, 2010). ORDER GRANTING FEES, COST, AND UPDATED INTEREST - 1 Case 2:20-cv-01343-BAT Document 20 Filed 09/07/21 Page 2 of 2 1 It is therefore, ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorneys’ Fees, Costs, and 2 updated interest (Dkt. 17) is GRANTED; a final judgment entered in favor of Plaintiff shall 3 include Plaintiff’s attorneys’ fees, costs, and interest as follows: 4 Attorney Fees: $21,534.20 5 Costs $504.32 6 Interest from 06/15/21 – 09/15/21 $82,467.23 ($23,938.86 owed to the WCTPT; $55,100.92 owed to the WATWT; and $3,427.45 to the RWT). 7 8 9 DATED this 7th day of September, 2021. A 10 BRIAN A. TSUCHIDA United States Magistrate Judge 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 ORDER GRANTING FEES, COST, AND UPDATED INTEREST - 2

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