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Attorneys' fees
Civil Practice Law & Rules (CVP) CHAPTER 8, ARTICLE 9
Rule 909. Attorneys' fees. If a judgment in an action maintained as a
class action is rendered in favor of the class, the court in its
discretion may award attorneys' fees to the representatives of the class
and/or to any other person that the court finds has acted to benefit the
class based on the reasonable value of legal services rendered and if
justice requires, allow recovery of the amount awarded from the opponent
of the class.