Some Practices Set To Earn Top Billing Rates In '11

Law360, New York (September 3, 2010, 3:43 PM EDT) -- Corporate counsel expect securities litigation to command top billing rates among major practice areas in the coming year, though there will be only a slight increase in overall litigation spending, a new report has found.

For its Litigation Outlook 2011 report, the BTI Consulting Group (Wellesley, Mass.) surveyed general counsel at top companies about how they expect to spend their litigation dollars next year, and found that overall litigation spending is expected to grow by only 1.1 percent, leaving the market essentially flat.

Securities litigation will...
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