Come Out Of The Shadows About Alt Billing: Experts

Law360, New York (June 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Saul Ewing LLP's broadcast on its Web site that it offers fixed-fee programs has caught the eye of law firm watchers, who believe the move is a first. In a changing legal landscape, though, experts say law firms should bring alternatives to the age-old billable hour out of the shadows and broach the topic with clients — even if they don't advertise those policies on their home pages.

This week Saul Ewing posted to its home page a link to a page outlining a “cost certainty...
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