41 Cited authorities

  1. Williams v. N.Y. City Hous. Auth

    61 A.D.3d 62 (N.Y. App. Div. 2009)   Cited 779 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the continuing violation doctrine did not apply to plaintiff's NYCHRL claim because plaintiff failed to allege any "actionable conduct during the limitations period"
  2. Venegas v. Mitchell

    495 U.S. 82 (1990)   Cited 293 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that it is the party’s right to waive, settle, or negotiate the party’s entitlement to receive attorney’s fees
  3. Lawrence v. Miller

    2008 N.Y. Slip Op. 9434 (N.Y. 2008)   Cited 314 times

    No. 76. Argued October 23, 2008. decided December 2, 2008. APPEAL, by permission of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court in the First Judicial Department, from an order of that Court, entered November 27, 2007. The Appellate Division affirmed, insofar as appealed from, that part of an order of the Surrogate's Court, New York County (Renee R. Roth, S.), which had confirmed so much of a Referee's report as recommended denial of motions by respondents estate of Alice Lawrence and Richard Lawrence

  4. Pickett v. Sheridan Health Care Ctr.

    664 F.3d 632 (7th Cir. 2011)   Cited 279 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the attorney's substantial evidence pointed to a rate lower than the one requested, but observing that if defendant had submitted no evidence on this issue, then the district court would be required to award fees at plaintiff's proposed rate
  5. Albunio v. City of New York

    2011 N.Y. Slip Op. 2480 (N.Y. 2011)   Cited 246 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that courts must construe provisions of the NYCHRL "broadly in favor of discrimination plaintiffs, to the extent that such a construction is reasonably possible"
  6. Daly v. Hill

    790 F.2d 1071 (4th Cir. 1986)   Cited 339 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that " proper computation of the lodestar fee will, in the great majority of cases, constitute the 'reasonable fee' contemplated by [Section] 1988."
  7. Montgomery v. Noga

    168 F.3d 1282 (11th Cir. 1999)   Cited 187 times
    Holding that the prevailing party is "the party succeeding on a significant litigated issue that achieves some of the benefits sought by that party in initiating the suit."
  8. Jacobson v. Sassower

    66 N.Y.2d 991 (N.Y. 1985)   Cited 239 times
    Affirming Jacobson v. Sassower, supra
  9. King v. Fox

    2006 N.Y. Slip Op. 4746 (N.Y. 2006)   Cited 121 times
    Finding that even a fee agreement otherwise prohibited as unconscionable may be enforced if the parties entered into it knowingly and intentionally
  10. Zakrzewska v. the New School

    2010 N.Y. Slip Op. 3796 (N.Y. 2010)   Cited 105 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Finding that the NYCHRL imposes strict liability on the employer if "the offending employee 'exercised managerial or supervisory responsibility'"
  11. Section 1988 - Proceedings in vindication of civil rights

    42 U.S.C. § 1988   Cited 18,150 times   35 Legal Analyses
    Finding that 28 U.S.C. § 1920 defines the term "costs" as used in Rule 54(d) and enumerates the expenses that a federal court may tax as a cost under the discretionary authority granted in Rule 54(d)