The opinion of the court was delivered by: John A. Mendez U. S. District Judge
FRANK R. RECKER, ESQ (Pro Hac Vice) email@example.com FRANK R. RECKER & ASSOCIATES, CO., L.P.A. 1850 San Marco Road, Suite A Marco Island, FL 34145-3014 Phone: 239.642.4704 ANN TAYLOR SCHWING, ESQ. (#91914) BEST BEST KRIEGER LLP 400 Capitol Mall, Suite 1650 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone: 916.551.2098 MENNEMEIER, GLASSMAN & STROUD LLP KENNETH C. MENNEMEIER (SBN 113973) 980 9th Street, Suite 1700 Sacramento, CA 95814 Telephone: (916) 553-4000 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Attorneys for Plaintiffs KAMALA D. HARRIS, Attorney General of the State of California ARTHUR D. TAGGART Lead Supervising Deputy Attorney General JEFFREY M. PHILLIPS, State Bar No. 154990 Deputy Attorney General California Department of Justice 1300 I Street, Suite 125 Sacramento, CA 94244-2550 Telephone: (916) 324-6292 email@example.com Attorneys for Defendants
STIPULATION AFFIXING AMOUNT OF COSTS AND FEES;
The parties stipulate as follows:
A. On October 15, 2010, after three days of trial and the close of Defendants' case, the Court granted Plaintiffs' motion under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 52(c) and ruled in Plaintiffs' favor on each of Plaintiffs' three claims.
B. On November 18, 2010, the Court entered final judgment (Doc. #235),
(1) declaring Section 651(h)(5)(A) unconstitutional both on its face and as applied to Plaintiffs,
(2) enjoining "Defendants, and all persons under the control or supervision of Defendants, from implementing, applying, or otherwise enforcing the provisions of Section 651(h)(5)(A)," and
(3) providing that the matter of attorney's fees will be handled by motion in accordance with Local Rule 293.
C. On December 2, 2010, Plaintiffs filed a "Bill of Costs" (Doc. #238), seeking $13,248.66 in costs, which amount was comprised of $9,012.90 in costs previously awarded by the Court (Doc. #123) as well as $4,235.76 in costs incurred since the Court's June 20, 2005 order awarding costs. Defendants did not oppose Plaintiffs' "Bill of Costs."
D. On January 5, 2011, Plaintiffs moved for $1,072,047 in attorney's fees and litigation expenses (Doc. #242), which amount was comprised of $315,240.01 in fees and expenses previously awarded by the Court (Doc. #123) as well as $756,806.99 in fees and expenses incurred since the Court's June 20, 2005 order awarding those fees and expenses.
E. On February 9, 2011, Defendants filed their opposition to Plaintiffs' attorney's fee motion (Doc. #250), arguing that plaintiffs' fee request should be reduced by approximately $112,000.
F. On February 16, 2011, Plaintiffs filed a reply brief in support of their attorney's fees motion (Doc. #253), in which Plaintiffs claimed an additional $7,105 in fees (fees incurred since January 5, 2011), bringing the total amount of the requested fees and expenses ...