Attorney Fees

Government Law

Municipalities find new funding source by filing class-action suits

Constitutional Law

Top Florida court strikes state statute that paid worker’s comp lawyer $1.53 per hour

Consumer Law

Lawyer now says he won’t pursue $252.25 demand for missing soup at lunch

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused of surreptitiously buying client’s property is hired as city attorney

Legal Ethics

When can two lawyers from different firms divide a fee in a referral arrangement?

The New Normal

Get rid of the billable hour—but then what?

Disability Law

Retailer must make website accessible to visually impaired and pay plaintiff legal fees, judge rules

Trials & Litigation

Ex-DLA Piper partner caught in ‘churn that bill, baby!’ crossfire sues firm’s counsel

Attorney Fees

Law firm can’t sue SSA for attorney fees paid to clients, 2nd Circuit says

Labor & Employment

With latest $22K sanction, attorney’s total for case tops $166K

Attorney Fees

Mayor says law firm overcharged $657K in 11-year case, threatens criminal investigation

Verdicts & Settlements

US will pay tribes nearly $1B under settlement approved by judge

Attorney Fees

Suit claims Quinn Emanuel didn’t comply with fee agreement

Trials & Litigation

Woman who OK’d $900K settlement in phone call with her lawyer is bound by it, federal judge rules

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge orders lawyer to pay almost $116K for pursuing baseless employment discrimination case

Attorney Fees

As law firm billing rates increase, realization rates drop—but not in bankruptcy court

Business of Law

Top partner billing rates at BigLaw firms approach $1,500 per hour

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer who won $390K for clients at trial must pay $11K for alerting media about case

Attorney Fees

BigLaw firm billed for ‘outlandish’ Ritz-Carlton stays, first-class airfare, suit alleges

Trials & Litigation

Judge’s battle to stay on bench ends at SCOTUS, but ethics case is still ongoing