JOHN DOE VS REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

Case No.: BS174814    

John Doe, v. Regents of the University of California (UCLA),

Judge Mary Strobel

Hearing: October 29, 2020

BS174814

Tentative Decision on Motion for Attorneys’ Fees: DENIED

Petitioner John Doe (“Petitioner” or “Doe”) moves for an award of attorney’s fees against Respondent Regents of the University of California (UCLA) (“Respondent”) pursuant to CCP section 1021.5. Petitioner seeks an award of $70,621.50 in fees and a multiplier of 2.00, for a total of $141,243.

Background

On August 31, 2018, Petitioner filed a petition for writ of administrative mandate against Respondent. Petitioner challenged his dismissal from UCLA for alleged violations of the UC Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment and the UCLA Student Conduct Code.

On October 10, 2018, Respondent filed an answer.

On October 11, 2019, Petitioner filed an opening brief in support of the writ........