World Manufacturing, Inc. v. CNA, Superior Court of CA, County of Orange, No. CV 642648 (Expert)

(Expert) World Manufacturing, Inc. v. CNA, Superior Court of CA, County of Orange, Case No. CV 642648 In a binding arbitration award, pursuant to California Civil Code § 2860, Judge R. William Schoettler found that the attorneys fees incurred by counsel for defense of the underlying action styled as Kwik-Lok Corp. v. World Manufacturing, Inc., U.S.D.C., E.D. Washington Case No. CV-90-3025-AAA, was appropriate at the rates of (a) $225.00 per hour for partners; (b) $150.00 per hour for associates; and (c) $75.00 per hour for paralegals, for unfair competition and trademark claims. This was 25% higher than the insurance company wanted to pay.