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STATE OF WISCONSIN v. HOTLINE INDUSTRIES, 99-3256

Under 28 USC 1447(c), payment of "actual" attorney's fees "incurred" resisting removal from federal to state court limits government's recovery to proportional share of attorneys' salaries involved in handling case, not prevailing market rates, plus related overhead costs.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 08/08/2000
  • Decided 12/29/2000
  • Published 12/29/2000

Judges

  • BAUER, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, COFFEY, and MANION, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Shari Eggleson (argued), Office of the Attorney General, Wisconsin Department of Justice, Madison, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Michael R. Inglimo (argued), Superior, WI, for Defendant-Appellant.
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