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OHSU to pay more than $2,000 per hour to investigators


Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) News: OHSU to pay more than $2,000 per hour to investigators of sexual harassment, discrimination claims,by Meera Powell, April 17, 2021.

Excerpt: “Investigators, including former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, will be paid as much as $2,000 per hour or more to look into claims of sexual harassment, racism, discrimination and retaliation at Oregon Health & Science University….

According to the contract between Covington & Burling and OHSU obtained by OPB, Holder’s hourly rate is $2,295.

Former federal prosecutor Nancy Kestenbaum, who is also working on the investigation, has an hourly rate of $1,445.

Hourly rates for other lawyers in the firm range from $595 to $2,295, and for legal assistants range from $290 to $545. The contract states that the firm agreed to discount its hourly rates by 10% for OHSU….” [Link to full OPB article, from which you can also link to the engagement email / letter.]

[OPB News article archived.]

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