How six Big Law firms stopped dithering and learned to love legal project management
Law professor Michael J. Hutter looks at a seminal New York appellate court decision, Servotronics, that provides a means to avoid waiver of the attorney-client privilege when privileged material is
Originally Published: New York Law Journal
...firms and companies opinions differ, somewhat, on who is responsible for slow AFA adoption. Law firms say both sides feel more comfortable with hourly billing...
...with revenue-generating potential and are providing value-added client benefits through AFA arrangements or with face-to-face marketing-integrated "pitch" components...
Reed Smith's Tom Baldwin and Andrew Baker note that meeting the challenges of alternative fee arrangements and client requests requires a quintessential "team effort.
Alternative fee arrangements need to be valuable to all sides. The outside lawyers seek profit; the clients want equitable fees. Communication and data assessment is a must -- and project management
...it in retrospect. THE MISALIGNMENT DILEMMA AFA fans argue that the hourly rate creates a misalignment between outside counsel...
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