44 Cited authorities

  1. Hensley v. Eckerhart

    461 U.S. 424 (1983)   Cited 18,542 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. Blum v. Stenson

    465 U.S. 886 (1984)   Cited 7,580 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”
  3. Hanlon v. Chrysler Corp.

    150 F.3d 1011 (9th Cir. 1998)   Cited 2,664 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Holding that " common nucleus of facts and potential legal remedies dominate[d]" over "idiosyncratic differences between state consumer protection laws" where a nationwide class of minivan buyers’ claims turned on "questions of [the manufacturer’s] prior knowledge of the [vehicle’s] deficiency, the design defect, and a damages remedy"
  4. Boeing Co. v. Van Gemert

    444 U.S. 472 (1980)   Cited 942 times   3 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
  5. Staton v. Boeing Co.

    327 F.3d 938 (9th Cir. 2003)   Cited 1,607 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding class representation was adequate even though the class contained both supervisors and rank-and-file employees
  6. Gates v. Deukmejian

    987 F.2d 1392 (9th Cir. 1992)   Cited 1,411 times
    Holding that the district court did not abuse its discretion by applying exception to the forum rule where local counsel were unavailable
  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. In re Gen. Motors Corp. Pick-Up Truck Fuel Tank

    55 F.3d 768 (3d Cir. 1995)   Cited 998 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that nothing in Rule 23 "can be read to authorize separate, liberalized criteria for settlement classes"
  10. Kerr v. Screen Extras Guild, Inc.

    526 F.2d 67 (9th Cir. 1976)   Cited 1,724 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Adopting 12 factors for consideration in attorney’s fees cases
  11. Section 17200 - Unfair competition defined

    Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200   Cited 15,295 times   279 Legal Analyses
    Prohibiting unlawful business practices