25 Cited authorities

  1. Hensley v. Eckerhart

    461 U.S. 424 (1983)   Cited 17,867 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding a civil-rights plaintiff can recover attorney's fees for claims that "involve a common core of facts or will be based on related legal theories," even if only one of those claims arises under a fee-shifting statute
  2. Fox v. Vice

    563 U.S. 826 (2011)   Cited 1,127 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Holding that district courts "may use estimates in calculating and allocating an attorney's time[, a]nd appellate courts must give substantial deference to these determinations"
  3. Livadas v. Bradshaw

    512 U.S. 107 (1994)   Cited 1,325 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding there was no section 301 preemption because a wage rate provision of the CBA only had to be referenced to compute the proper damages
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Moreno v. Sacramento

    534 F.3d 1106 (9th Cir. 2008)   Cited 886 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a court may impose a discretionary 10 percent "haircut"
  7. 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
  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. Machinists v. Wisconsin Emp. Rel. Comm'n

    427 U.S. 132 (1976)   Cited 446 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Holding that state law is preempted where it would upset the congressionally defined balance of power between management and labor by regulating activity Congress deliberately left unregulated
  10. Resnick v. Frank

    779 F.3d 934 (9th Cir. 2015)   Cited 277 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that awards cumulatively representing 0.17% of the settlement fund were reasonable
  11. Rule 54 - Judgment; Costs

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 54   Cited 31,736 times   138 Legal Analyses
    Granting $7,100.30 of the $36,681.63 requested
  12. 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"
  13. Section 1194.2 - Liquidated damages in action to recover wages

    Cal. Lab. Code § 1194.2   Cited 96 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Providing exception to a liquidated damages award where the court, in its discretion, finds that the "employer had reasonable grounds for believing that the act or omission was not a violation of any provision of the Labor Code relating to minimum wage"