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Lawyers who recently won an injunction barring the National Collegiate Athletic Association from capping education-related benefits for certain college athletes are seeking nearly $45 million in attorney fees as a result of what they call “a historic and substantial judgment.”

Co-lead plaintiffs counsel at Winston & Strawn, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro, and Pearson, Simon & Warshaw submitted court papers Tuesday claiming plaintiff lawyers spent more than 51,000 hours on the case, which culminated in a 10-day bench trial last year.

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Ross Todd

Ross Todd is the Editor/columnist for the Am Law Litigation Daily. He writes about litigation of all sorts. Previously, Ross was the Bureau Chief of The Recorder, ALM's California affiliate. Contact Ross at [email protected] On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.

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