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August 18, 2021 | T. WARREN JACKSON, ESQ.

Calif. Ruling Shows That Prevailing Party Wins Can Be Pyrrhic

Our own Warren Jackson provides an opinion on the impact of attorney fees, especially when they dwarf the final settlement value.

“In an interesting and novel recent opinion, a California state appeals court, in affirming an order denying attorney fees to a self-described prevailing party, reaffirmed in a commercial litigation context that determining who’s prevailed and is entitled to fees is not always clear…”