Definition of "lodestar"
  1. It's the amount calculated by multiplying the total hours an attorney reasonably spends on a case by their reasonable hourly rate. This is commonly used in determining the attorney's fee awards
How to use "lodestar" in a sentence
  1. The court used the lodestar method to figure out the fair attorney's fees award.
  2. The lodestar amount was considered too high, resulting in an appeal.
  3. The charity organization requested a lodestar calculation to ensure reasonable attorney's fees.

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