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Save Our Cumberland Mountains v. Hodel

ELR Citation: ELR 21419
Nos. No. 85-5984, 857 F.2d 1516/28 ERC 1469/(D.C. Cir., 09/16/1988) Attorney fees award reconsidered en banc

The court, sitting en banc, reverses an earlier panel decision, 18 ELR 20024, and rules that where a public interest law firm that customarily charges below market rate is awarded attorney fees pursuant to a fee-shifting citizen suit provision, the lodestar should be calculated according to the prevailing community ra...

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