UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
February 21, 2006
SUNIL WALIA PLAINTIFF,
TOM RIDGE, SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Azrack, United States Magistrate Judge
On March 12, 2004, plaintiff Sunil Walia commenced the instant action against defendant Tom Ridge, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, for alleged violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq. After numerous conferences, the parties negotiated a settlement in the above captioned matter on December 15, 2005. At that time, the only matter left unresolved was plaintiff's request for attorney's fees and costs. During a conference held on February 6, 2006, the parties agreed that defendant would compensate plaintiff for attorney's fees and costs in the sum of $85,000.
JOAN M. AZRACK UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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