Monthly Archives: January 2014

Legal expense management news for January 31, 2014

Federal Advisory Committee on Civil Rules considering amendments to discovery rules that would reduce costs. A “Moneyball” approach to compliance – so that “compliance officers can maximize the “highest and best use” of their limited resources, and the limited resources … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for January 17, 2014

BigLaw’s $1,000+ hourly rates were in the headlines this week. But some BigLaw partners bill out for far less. (sub. req’d) Can contract terms help mitigate e-discovery costs? We’ll be watching this series of articles for model claims which claim … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for January 10, 2014

General Counsels, are your outside firms appointing pricing officers, and if so, what effects are you seeing in your fees and engagement terms? “Pricing officers (and committees or departments, where applicable) are charged with helping partners more accurately budget matters … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for January 3, 2014

We’re back and ready to begin 2014. Happy New Year! BigLaw attorney helps startups reduce legal fees by using Rap Genius to explain jargon-heavy documents. Fee dispute between Apple and antitrust monitor back in the news. Interesting tidbit: Apple’s fee … Continue reading

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