Statutory Maximum Rates Under the Equal Access to Justice Act

Pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act ("EAJA"), 28 U.S.C. § 2412 (d)(2)(A), Thangaraja v. Gonzales, 428 F.3d 870, 876-77 (9th Cir. 2005), and Ninth Circuit Rule 39-1.6, the applicable statutory maximum hourly rates under EAJA, adjusted for increases in the cost of living, are as follows:

For work performed in:

2014: $190.06

2013:  $187.02

2012:  $184.32

2011:  $180.59

2010:  $175.06

2009:  $172.24

2008:  $172.85

2007:  $166.46

2006:  $161.85

2005:  $156.79


If no rate is posted for the period in which your work was performed, please use the rate that is posted for the previous period.