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Court Of Chancery Limits Attorney Charging Lien

by Morris James LLP on

An “attorney charging lien” allows an attorney to recover compensation for his services from a fund recovered with his assistance....more

Federal District Court Limits Fee Request

by Morris James LLP on

Counsel in a case filed outside of Delaware claimed entitlement to a fee because the settlement conferred a corporate benefit. The Court denied the fee request because counsel was not able to show that the litigation it...more

LLCs Not Subject To Texas Attorney Fee Statute ... For Now

by Zelle LLP on

In a matter of first impression, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas recently held that Section 38.001 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code — the statutory provision allowing a...more

Common mistakes in LLP agreements

by Chris Robinson on

LLPs have now been around for a while and some common and serious errors are emerging in the way LLP agrements are written - even by commercial publishers. Does yours need reviewing?...more

Okay, We Swallowed the Kool-Aid and We Are Using Alternative fee Arrangements, But Do We Still Need to Keep Track of Time?

by Jerome Kowalski on

As alternative fee arrangements continue to snowball and gain real popularity, as law firms get their arms around the subject, they are getting down to a fundamental series of basics. One question that has come up, rather...more

Associate Job Satisfaction is Down to its Lowest level since 1994: Why should we even care?

by Jerome Kowalski on

A spate of news articles, reports and blogs recently have been reporting about dropping associate job satisfaction. Many have called these associates simply cranky or just whining immaturely. Scores of onservers have have...more

Marketing Alternative Fee Arrangements

by Jerome Kowalski on

Alternative Fee Arrangements seem to be all the current rage. Many firms are having enormous success in applying them; gaining new clients and growing their revenue base. Some firms are feeling a bit frustrated because their...more

Nowadays, GC wise to consider innovative cost-cutting

by Andrea Worland on

As the economy continues to soften, businesses of all stripes are being forced to cut costs and find ways to ensure their stability and growth. No department is immune. This article focuses on the innovative ways...more

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