Contributor: New Normal
Patrick J. Lamb
Patrick Lamb is a founding member of Valorem Law Group, a litigation firm representing business interests. Valorem helps clients solve their business disputes and cope with pressures to reduce legal spend using nontraditional approaches, including use of nonhourly fee structures, coordination with LPOs or contract lawyers, joint-venturing with other firms and implementation of project management tools to handle lawsuits or portfolios of litigation.
Pat is the author of the book Alternative Fee Arrangements: Value Fees and the Changing Legal Market (2010). He is a frequent speaker on the effective use of alternatives fees and he also blogs at In Search Of Perfect Client Service. You can follow Pat on Twitter at @ValoremLamb.
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Nov 14, 2013, 11:27 am CST
Real change is here—whether you’re seeing it in your own practice area or not
Oct 9, 2013, 07:54 am CST
After all these years, many law firms are only giving lip service to alternative fees
Aug 29, 2013, 09:20 am CST
All is well for BigLaw? Not if you talk to clients and really crunch the numbers
Aug 1, 2013, 07:30 am CST
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Jun 12, 2013, 10:35 am CST
When measuring achievement of lawyers, should hours or results matter most?
Apr 25, 2013, 08:11 am CST
What clients are saying about the future—and what it means
Apr 3, 2013, 07:30 am CST
Why clients fear alternative fee arrangements
Feb 27, 2013, 08:30 am CST
Do you deduct time from your billing sheet for bathroom breaks? And other billable-hour mysteries
Jan 17, 2013, 08:30 am CST
13 New Year’s Resolutions for Improving Client Service
Jan 9, 2013, 08:45 am CST