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Posted: September 20, 2021

Attorneys’ Fees Improperly Awarded Because Plaintiffs Were Not Prevailing or Successful Parties

On August 25, 2021, the Second Department issued a decision in Kefalas v. Valiotis, 2021 NY Slip Op. 04750, modifying an award of attorneys’ fees and holding: [T]he Supreme Court should not have awarded attorneys’ fees to the plaintiffs under the terms of the 2012 Purchase Agreement. That provision only allows for an award of... Read more »