Category Archives: Attorney’s fees

Read blog posts about attorney fees in Washington DC employment law cases.

Attorneys’ fee awards where the recovery to the client is taxable (i.e., NOT personal injury cases)

There is a compelling tax reason to specify the amount of the recovery going for attorneys’ fees and expenses, in cases not involving personal injury. In other words, taking the position that “it’s none of the other side’s business” can be expensive for both sides. Continue reading

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Maryland Case Illustrates Risks in Drafting Agreements

Employers drafting non-solicitation or noncompete clauses sometimes try to raise the stakes and deter violations by requiring the loser in a proceeding to enforce the clause to pay the winner’s attorney’s fees. However, employers also face substantial financial risk if they make claims of violations but their proof falls short. Continue reading

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