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Attorney’s fee award vacated for lack of comparables (access required)

A divided North Carolina Court of Appeals panel has vacated an attorney’s fee award because the attorney’s affidavit offered no evidence about comparable fee rates in his field of practice, saying that the trial judge who ordered the award should not have relied on his personal knowledge of customary fee rates when calculating the award. The ...

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