Monthly Archives: April 2013

Legal expense management news for April 26, 2013

Spend data shows that the “two hottest litigation areas these days are wage-and-hour and regulatory/compliance cases…but that isn’t translating into more legal spending by corporate law departments.” BigLaw focuses on AFA’s as “part of an effort to move away from … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for April 19, 2013

I doubt anyone is surprised that BigLaw quickly settled the fee dispute that resulted in the disclosure of some unsavory emails about billing practices. The ABA Journal has the story here. Contract lawyer mark-up dispute in The Wall Street Journal: … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for April 12, 2013

The Wall Street Journal‘s coverage of $1,000+ hourly billing rates, and BigLaw’s discounting practices, has garnered a fair amount of coverage in the legal trade press. In-house leaders, how do you approach fee discussions that start with “rack rates”? The … Continue reading

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