66 Cited authorities

  1. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes

    564 U.S. 338 (2011)   Cited 5,029 times   491 Legal Analyses
    Holding in Rule 23 context that “[w]ithout some glue holding the alleged reasons for all those decisions together, it will be impossible to say that examination of all the class members' claims for relief will produce a common answer”
  2. Jones v. GN Netcom, Inc.

    654 F.3d 935 (9th Cir. 2011)   Cited 974 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
  3. Vizcaino v. Microsoft Corp.

    290 F.3d 1043 (9th Cir. 2002)   Cited 788 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding state law governing underlying claims in a diversity action "also governs the award of fees"
  4. City of Detroit v. Grinnell Corporation

    495 F.2d 448 (2d Cir. 1974)   Cited 1,222 times
    Holding that Section 4 does not authorize award of attorney's fees to a plaintiff who settles his claim with the defendant
  5. Jolly v. Eli Lilly & Co.

    44 Cal.3d 1103 (Cal. 1988)   Cited 740 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a plaintiff who suspects wrongdoing but is unaware of any specific facts establishing wrongful conduct on the part of the defendant, may not delay bringing an action until she discovers such facts or their legal significance
  6. In re Mercury Interactive Corp.

    618 F.3d 988 (9th Cir. 2010)   Cited 293 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that under Rule 23(h), class members must be given a full and fair opportunity to examine and object to attorneys' fees motion
  7. Serrano v. Priest

    20 Cal.3d 25 (Cal. 1977)   Cited 711 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding that denying benefits of the private attorney general rule to funded public-interest attorneys would be essentially inconsistent with the rule itself
  8. Graham v. DaimlerChrysler Corp.

    34 Cal.4th 553 (Cal. 2004)   Cited 299 times
    Holding the trial court may consider results obtained in awarding a fee multiplier
  9. Matter of Continental Ill. Sec. Litigation

    962 F.2d 566 (7th Cir. 1992)   Cited 368 times
    Holding that when a common fund case has been prosecuted on a contingent basis, plaintiffs' counsel must be compensated adequately for the risk of non-payment
  10. In re Cendant Corp. Prides Litigation

    243 F.3d 722 (3d Cir. 2001)   Cited 234 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding an abuse of discretion can occur "if the judge fails to apply the proper legal standard or to follow proper procedures in making the determination, or bases an award upon findings of fact that are clearly erroneous"
  11. Rule 8.1105 - Publication of appellate opinions

    Cal. R. 8.1105   Cited 1,495 times

    (a)Supreme Court All opinions of the Supreme Court are published in the Official Reports. (b)Courts of Appeal and appellate divisions Except as provided in (e), an opinion of a Court of Appeal or a superior court appellate division is published in the Official Reports if a majority of the rendering court certifies the opinion for publication before the decision is final in that court. (Subd (b) amended effective July 23, 2008; adopted effective April 1, 2007.) (c)Standards for certification An opinion

  12. Rule 3.769 - Settlement of class actions

    Cal. R. 3.769   Cited 44 times

    (a) Court approval after hearing A settlement or compromise of an entire class action, or of a cause of action in a class action, or as to a party, requires the approval of the court after hearing. (b) Attorney's fees Any agreement, express or implied, that has been entered into with respect to the payment of attorney's fees or the submission of an application for the approval of attorney's fees must be set forth in full in any application for approval of the dismissal or settlement of an action