9 Cited authorities

  1. CRST Van Expedited, Inc. v. E.E.O.C.

    136 S. Ct. 1642 (2016)   Cited 127 times   9 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a "defendant has . . . fulfilled its primary objective whenever the plaintiff's challenge is rebuffed, irrespective of the precise reason for the court's decision," and that a "defendant may prevail even if the court's final judgment rejects the plaintiff's claim for a nonmerits reason"
  2. McCann v. Newman Irrevocable Trust

    458 F.3d 281 (3d Cir. 2006)   Cited 340 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Listing factors relevant to determining domicile and noting the party asserting diversity jurisdiction bears the burden of proof and can meet this burden by proving diversity of citizenship by a preponderance of the evidence
  3. Dattner v. Conagra Foods, Inc.

    458 F.3d 98 (2d Cir. 2006)   Cited 91 times
    Holding that a dismissal for forum non conveniens does not satisfy the Buckhannon test because plaintiff is "free to pursue his claims against the defendants" in another forum
  4. Rohm Haas Co. v. Crystal Chemical Co.

    736 F.2d 688 (Fed. Cir. 1984)   Cited 86 times
    Interpreting § 285 as applicable only where the appeal itself is exceptional, and declining to award such fees where the court did not feel that the litigant truly “frustrated presentation of this case”
  5. Megna v. Biocomp Labs. Inc.

    225 F. Supp. 3d 222 (S.D.N.Y. 2016)   Cited 5 times

    16 Civ. 3845 (VM) 12-21-2016 Richard MEGNA, Plaintiff v. BIOCOMP LABORATORIES INC. and Blanche D. Grube, DMD, IMD, Defendants. Craig B. Sanders, Sanders Law, PLLC, Garden City, NY, for Plaintiff. Nolan Keith Klein, Law Offices of Nolan Klein, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, FL, Valerie K. Ferrier, Kossoff & Unger, New York, NY, for Defendants. VICTOR MARRERO, United States District Judge. Craig B. Sanders, Sanders Law, PLLC, Garden City, NY, for Plaintiff. Nolan Keith Klein, Law Offices of Nolan Klein, P

  6. Direct Fitness Solutions, LLC v. Direct Fitness Solutions, LLC

    281 F. Supp. 3d 697 (N.D. Ill. 2017)   Cited 2 times
    Finding that the defendant was a prevailing party even though the court had dismissed the claims for lack of personal jurisdiction and the plaintiff could refile his claims against the defendant in another court
  7. Equal Emp't Opportunity Comm'n v. CRST Van Expedited, Inc.

    277 F. Supp. 3d 1000 (N.D. Iowa 2017)   Cited 2 times

    No. 07–CV–95–LRR 09-22-2017 EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION, Plaintiff, v. CRST VAN EXPEDITED, INC., Defendant. Ann Marie Henry, Jean P. Kamp, EEOC, Jeanne Bowman Szromba, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Chicago, IL, Brian C. Tyndall, Milwaukee District Office, Milwaukee, WI, Nicholas J. Pladson, EEOC, Minneapolis, MN, for Plaintiff. Carla J. Rozycki, Emma J Sullivan, J. Andrew Hirth, James T. Malysiak, John H. Mathias, Jr., Richard P. Campbell, Robert T. Markowski, Sally K

  8. Section 1927 - Counsel's liability for excessive costs

    28 U.S.C. § 1927   Cited 7,524 times   69 Legal Analyses
    Granting courts the power to charge "excess costs, expenses, and attorneys' fees reasonably incurred" due to "unreasonabl[e] and vexatious" conduct
  9. Section 285 - Attorney fees

    35 U.S.C. § 285   Cited 2,744 times   389 Legal Analyses
    Granting district courts discretion to award reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party in exceptional cases