THAYER v. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., A090429
Defendant's willingness to concede liability and enter into settlement negotiations soon after counsel filed complaints defeats a lodestar multiplier of attorneys' fees in class action lawsuits based on the contingent nature of the case.
- Decided 10/02/2001
- Published 10/02/2001
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP, Daniel G. Lamb, San Diego, Brian D. Martin, for Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Sherman Kassof, San Francisco, Daniel U. Smith, Los Angeles, for Respondent.