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NY lawyers charging over $1000 per hour

Feb 23, 2011 While lawyers across the industry have suffered from redundancies and pay freezes as a result of the recession, there are some lawyers who are still enjoying high times. While clients are pushing for greater value…

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Billable hour in decline, says US survey

Oct 12, 2010 A new survey confirms that the billable hour is losing ground to alternative billing arrangements, with firms increasingly offering fixed, capped or discounted fees to clients. The Law Department Metrics Benchmarking…

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US firms sweeten the deal for start-ups

Sep 9, 2010 Faced with a fiercely competitive market for legal services, a number of large firms dealing with start-up clients are finding ways to make their services more attractive. Firms such as

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Is Dechert Ahead of the Curve?

Apr 2, 2010 In-house counsel are looking for their law firms to deliver legal services efficiently and cost-effectively. Dechert, a global law firm, is training all partners and associates in the…

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