Attys Win $29M Fees In Samsung, Sony Battery Settlement

Law360 (August 19, 2019, 2:36 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge approved $29 million in attorney fees Friday as part of a $113 million final settlement that resolves claims that Samsung, Sony and others fixed lithium-ion battery prices.

In her order, U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers said the settlement amount was adequate for all class members and that the attorneys for the class of indirect buyers devoted a substantial amount of time and hard work in securing the large settlement amount.

Judge Gonzalez Rogers’ award of $29 million in attorney fees comes on top of $5 million already awarded in interim fees, bringing the total to $34 million....

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