Monthly Archives: March 2013

Legal expense management news for March 29, 2013

After a brief hiatus, we’re back with the latest: The legal trade press and blogosphere have been abuzz with a case involving allegations of abusive billing by a leading BigLaw firm. The firm contends the billing was proper even though … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for March 8, 2013

NY AG “has blasted as unreasonable and “wildly excessive” a $42 million request for legal fees and expenses from plaintiffs lawyers representing investors in a settlement related to Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme…” And it’s not just the total amount, but … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for March 1, 2013

Strategies for a leaner legal department include “responsible reallocation” – one of the key themes of the Right-Tasking methodology. Has the alternative fee agreement (AFA) era passed? Do you “fear” AFA’s? A survey shows them in decline. You can request … Continue reading

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