View Full Version : Microsoft: Legal fees in class-action suit too high

May 13, 2004, 09:25 PM
Who said Law School was a waste of time???

Lawyers seeking $258 million in legal fees from Microsoft's $1.1 billion class-action settlement in California are asking for too much, the world's largest software maker said Thursday.

The fees, the largest ever in an antitrust settlement, work out to $3,019 per hour for Eugene Crew, the class action's lead attorney, and more than $2,000 per hour for other attorneys, as well as hourly fees of $1,000 for administrative work.


May 13, 2004, 10:50 PM
I think microsoft should make a suggestion for a counter settlement. People get the money and lawyers get the vouchers :)

Chip NoVaMac
May 14, 2004, 06:38 AM
There is a thread on this topic already: