With so much media attention focused on large attorney fee awards and the ever-skyrocketing cost of litigation, it would be easy to overlook a recent 10th Circuit decision awarding a $1.50 attorney fee. Fortunately for most attorneys, Howard J. Bashman says the plaintiff's lawyer in that case did not willingly agree to accept such meager compensation. Rather, his unfulfilling payday was the result of a federal law.
Minimum Wage: The $1.50 Attorney Fee
Special to Law.com
February 6, 2006