IP, Labor Attys More Likely To Offer Alternative Fees

Law360, New York (April 29, 2011, 7:47 PM EDT) -- While flat fees remain the most popular alternative fee offered to corporate clients, the unique demands of certain practice areas have law firms turning to other types of fees as well, according to a new survey of firm leaders and in-house attorneys.

Intellectual property attorneys are much more likely to offer capped and contingency fees than other practice areas, while labor and employment practices are twice as likely to offer retainers as a billing option, the 2011 Facts About Alternative Fees report by The BTI Consulting Group...
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