Attorney Fees

Legal Ethics

Lawyer admonished for email exchange with ‘Deliverance’ taunt seeks to set aside the judgment

Litigation Financing

Crowdfunding can be a great way to finance your case—or destroy it

Law Firms

Bankruptcy trustee seeks clawback of bonuses paid before before law firm closed

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who billed clients for watching true-crime shows is suspended

Business of Law

GC’s fix for ‘broken’ law firm profit structure: Cut associate billing rates

Civil Rights

93-year-old judge grows weary of 44-year-old housing bias case

Law Firms

BigLaw firm’s alleged promises to client in hiring talks were puffery, judge says in tossing claims

Law by the Numb#rs

Client survey shows nearly two-thirds are using alternative fee arrangements

Corporate Law

Merchants say lawyer should lose $32M fee award over alleged email contact with opposing counsel

Bankruptcy Law

Law firm submits latest $40M bill in Madoff case, cites $553M recovery

Attorney Fees

Judge blasts class action firm for $5M fee maneuver; it now gets zilch

Antitrust Law

Federal magistrate awards nearly $46M in legal fees in NCAA athlete-pay case

Labor & Employment

5th Circuit: Feds must pay $500K in attorney fees to defendant company for bad faith in FLSA case

Corporate Law

Delaware bans bylaws imposing legal fees on plaintiffs in losing shareholder litigation

Trials & Litigation

Judge says Ellen Pao owes $276K to venture capital firm in sex-discrimination case

Legal Ethics

Judge removed by top state court for long-ago conduct in class action, before she took the bench

Trials & Litigation

Judge cuts $2.4M ‘Cadillac Escalade’ legal fee bid by Beastie Boys, OKs $700K ‘Honda Civic’ award

U.S. Supreme Court

Law firms can’t collect fees for defending bankruptcy fee applications, Supreme Court rules

Disability Law

Federal Circuit: US must pay attorney’s fee to lawyer who took veteran’s case 20 years ago

National Pulse

New Innovation Act, aimed at ‘patent trolls,’ would require more details in infringement complaints