Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
John J. Cummings, III, New Orleans, La., Stanley M. Chesley, Cincinnati, Ohio, Wendell H. Gauthier, Kenner, La., Melvin M. Belli, San Francisco, Cal., Toxey H. Smith, Los Angeles, Cal., Will S. Kemp, Las Vegas, Nev., Joseph W. Cotchett, San Mateo, Cal., Leonard M. Ring, Chicago, Ill., J. Bruce Alverson, Las Vegas, Nev., Joseph Weiner, Philadelphia, Pa., for plaintiffs: Plaintiffs' Legal Committee.
Allan B. Goldman, Los Angeles, Cal., Stephen L. Morris, James Olson, Las Vegas, Nev., for MGM.
Leland Eugene Backus, A. William Maupin, Las Vegas, Nev., for Taylor Const. Co.
Rex Jemison, Corby Arnold, Las Vegas, Nev., for Martin Stern, Jr., AIA Architect d/b/a Martin J. Stern Architect and Associates.
G. Edward Fitzgerald, Richard McKnight, Los Angeles, Cal., for California Electric Const. Co.
Samuel A. Harding, Las Vegas, Nev., for Continental Mechanical Corp.
Nicholas W. Hornberger, Los Angeles, Cal., for Otis Elevator Co.
James F. Pico, Las Vegas, Nev., for Clark County Departments and Political Subdivisions.
John F. O'Reilly, Las Vegas, Nev., for W.J. Thompson, Inc.
Duane Tewell, Seattle, Wash., for Simpson Timber Co.
Samuel T. Rees, Beverly Hills, Cal., for Cadillac Plastic and Chemical Co.
Tom H. Foulds, Seattle, Wash., for American Protection Ins. Co., Lumbermens Mut. Cas. Co., Kemper Corp., American Motorist Ins. Co., American Manufacturers Mut. Ins. Co., and American Protection Ins. Co.
United States District Court, D. Nevada.
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
BECHTLE, District Judge.
Presently before the court is Plaintiffs' Legal Committee's petition for an award of attorney fees and costs. For the reasons stated herein, the petition will be granted.
Plaintiffs' Legal Committee ("the PLC"), appointed by this court in court Order No. 8, filed August 13, 1981, seeks an award of attorney fees of 7% of the gross recovery of "global settlement" funds and for costs for services rendered...
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