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Rich McMonigle Discusses Fee Petitions with The Legal Intelligencer


In the September 28, 2018 article, "How to Handle Fee Petitions: Lawyers See Lessons in Tough 3rd Cir. Rulings," in The Legal Intelligencer, Richard L. McMonigle, Jr. discussed two recent rulings from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit that make clear that "plaintiffs attorneys who don’t earnestly assess their fee petitions before submitting them can get slapped down by the courts." He noted that "if a successful plaintiff overreaches in their fee petition, the courts are going to look very, very carefully at it, and then they run the risk of getting absolutely nothing."

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