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Attorney Fees

Law By the Numb#rs

Many small firms face big payment problems

Law Firms

Disbanded Heller firm isn’t entitled to profits from cases taken to new firms, ABA brief says

Trials & Litigation

Class action judge orders lawyer to stop recruiting opt-out plaintiffs in oil royalty suit

White-Collar Crime

Lawmaker is federally indicted over $3.7M in claimed payments by law firms

Trials & Litigation

Judge OKs $178M in Detroit bankruptcy professional fees; Jones Day gets $58M

Corporate Law

Still battling code-theft case, former Goldman Sachs programmer sues bank for legal fees

White-Collar Crime

Top NY lawmaker prosecuted over $3M asbestos-case referral fees exits speaker post and law firm role

Attorney Fees

Pennsylvania county mails capital defense lawyer’s checks to another person with same name

Trials & Litigation

Indian tribe, lawyer ordered to pay more than $1 million in sanctions for frivolous claim

Copyright Law

Beastie Boys seek $2.4M from Monster Energy to cover legal fees in copyright case

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s personal assets, bank accounts at risk as opponents seek to collect $1M sanction

Criminal Justice

$5.4M in legal fees awarded by judge to inmates’ attorneys in jail-brutality case

Attorney Fees

Billable hour rates rise, but who’s paying full price?

Tort Law

Did damage caps discourage suits that could have spotlighted GM ignition defect?

Legal Ethics

Lawyer sued ex-client for fees, then served himself on ex-client’s behalf, ethics officials say

Attorney Fees

Vaccine court is profitable for some lawyers, who get paid win or lose

Attorney Fees

‘A flourishing industry’ pairs plaintiffs lawyers with state AGs in contingency suits

Constitutional Law

En banc 1st Circuit ruling nixes state-funded sex-change surgery for prison inmate

Business of Law

New crowdfunding site helps individuals raise money for legal fees

Trials & Litigation

Judge nixes fees for bankruptcy lawyer, citing ‘passive-aggressive’ response to required forms