A Manhattan appellate court has ruled that its previous vacating of a $5,000 attorney fees award with direction that a hearing be held to determine “the actual amount of counsel fees” should not have led to the subsequent approval of a $655,000 fee award.

The Appellate Division, First Department, said it had vacated and remanded the $5,000 fee awarded by Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Robert D. Lippman in Solow Management Corp. v. Tanger, 6168, because the figure had “no particular relation” to the plaintiff’s lawyers’ work involved in the case.

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