56 Cited authorities

  1. Blum v. Stenson

    465 U.S. 886 (1984)   Cited 7,339 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that fee shifting is “to be calculated according to the prevailing market rates in the relevant community, regardless of whether plaintiff is represented by private or nonprofit counsel”
  2. Boeing Co. v. Van Gemert

    444 U.S. 472 (1980)   Cited 914 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the district court properly assessed attorney's fees based on the total fund available to the prevailing class rather than the amount actually recovered
  3. Staton v. Boeing Co.

    327 F.3d 938 (9th Cir. 2003)   Cited 1,501 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding class representation was adequate even though the class contained both supervisors and rank-and-file employees
  4. Jones v. GN Netcom, Inc.

    654 F.3d 935 (9th Cir. 2011)   Cited 982 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that district courts should "award only that amount of fees that is reasonable in relation to the results obtained," even where counting all hours reasonably spent would produce a larger fees award
  5. Trevino v. Gates

    99 F.3d 911 (9th Cir. 1996)   Cited 1,217 times
    Holding that a child who filed an action seeking punitive damages as the result of the killing of her father was in privity with her grandmother who earlier sued concerning the same events, because the grandmother had a "tremendous incentive" to recover punitive damages
  6. Rodriguez v. W. Publ'g Corp.

    563 F.3d 948 (9th Cir. 2009)   Cited 738 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that settlement was substantively fair and reasonable to the class
  7. Gates v. Deukmejian

    987 F.2d 1392 (9th Cir. 1992)   Cited 1,320 times
    Holding that the district court did not abuse its discretion by applying exception to the forum rule where local counsel were unavailable
  8. Vizcaino v. Microsoft Corp.

    290 F.3d 1043 (9th Cir. 2002)   Cited 791 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding state law governing underlying claims in a diversity action "also governs the award of fees"
  9. Six Mexican Wkrs. v. Ariz. Citrus Growers

    904 F.2d 1301 (9th Cir. 1990)   Cited 581 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding the "district court did not abuse its discretion by calculating attorneys' fees as a percentage of the total fund" in a similar statutory regime where discrete violations totaled either $250 or $500
  10. Davis v. City and County of San Francisco

    976 F.2d 1536 (9th Cir. 1992)   Cited 533 times
    Holding that prevailing civil rights counsel are entitled to compensation for work that is "directly and intimately related to the successful representation of a client"
  11. Rule 23 - Class Actions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 23   Cited 27,130 times   1123 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, to certify a class, the court must find that "questions of law or fact common to class members predominate over any questions affecting only individual members"
  12. Section 226 - Itemized statement of wages

    Cal. Lab. Code § 226   Cited 1,378 times   96 Legal Analyses
    Providing only statutory penalties
  13. Section 2698 - Title of part

    Cal. Lab. Code § 2698   Cited 912 times   27 Legal Analyses

    This part shall be known and may be cited as the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004. Ca. Lab. Code § 2698 Added by Stats 2003 ch 906 (SB 796), s 2, eff. 1/1/2004.

  14. Section 1198.5 - Right of employee to inspect and receive copy of personnel records

    Cal. Lab. Code § 1198.5   Cited 64 times   11 Legal Analyses
    Defining "personnel records" as those files "that the employer maintains relating to the employee's performance or to grievances concerning the employee"