Docket No. 97-7096.

166 F.3d 422 (1999)

Mary C. QUARATINO, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. TIFFANY & CO., Michael Eiring and David Wright, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided November 14, 1997.

Reheard June 10, 1998.

Amended January 26, 1999.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Anne Golden, New York, New York, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Daniel A. Rizzi, Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle, LLP, New York, New York (Louis R. Satriale, Jr., Frank W. Ryan, of counsel), for Defendants-Appellees.

Leon Friedman, New York, New York (Herbert Eisenberg, on the brief), for amici curiae New York Civil Liberties Union and National Employment Lawyers Association (New York Chapter).

Daniel F. Kolb, Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York, New York (William C. Komaroff, Davis Polk & Wardwell; Barbara R. Arnwine, Thomas J. Henderson, Richard T. Seymour, Teresa A. Ferrante, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Washington, D.C., on the brief), for amicus curiae Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

Before: KEARSE, MINER, and CABRANES, Circuit Judges.

JOSÉ A. CABRANES, Circuit Judge:

Plaintiff-appellant Mary C. Quaratino appeals an order of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (John S. Martin, Jr., Judge) awarding attorney's fees in the amount of $79,072.50, exactly one-half of her recovery at trial on her pregnancy discrimination and retaliation claims against her employer, Tiffany & Co. ("Tiffany"), under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. &...


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