ABA Journal

Patrick J. Lamb

Patrick J. Lamb

Contributor: New Normal


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 books Alternative Fee Arrangements: Value Fees and the Changing Legal Market (2010) and Alternative Fees for Litigators and Their Clients (2014). 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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