Law360: Airbnb Wins $162K In Fees From Sanctioned Calif. Atty

May 10, 2022

US Magistrate Judge Thomas S. Hixson granted Airbnb’s motion for attorney fees after attorney Michael Mogan was sanctioned following his attempt to file fraud, harassment, and extortion claims against Airbnb and three of its employees. “Given the nature, scope and history of this case, sanctions in the form [of] reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs are appropriate,” Judge Hixson said. Mogan will have to pay more than US$162,000 in attorney fees. Airbnb and its employees are represented by Dawn Sestito, Damali A. Taylor, Jen Cardelús, and Kelly Kambourelis of O’Melveny & Myers LLP.

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