GEN: Each statute provides for the recovery of atty fees/costs to the prevailing party.
- TITLE VII: Court has discretion in awarding of fees to prevailing party.
- ADEA: requires court to award atty fees and costs to a prevailing nonfederal discriminatee but does not authorize the court to make such an award to a prevailing employer.
- ADA: follows ADEA, but may recover litigation expenses, and EEOC and courts permitted to make a fee award.
FEES TO DEF: discretionary if action frivilous, unreas., ect.