Holland & Knight Lobbying Group To Ditch Billable Hours

Law360, New York (December 14, 2011, 8:17 PM EST) -- Holland & Knight LLP's lobbying division will stop tracking billable hours for fixed-fee clients starting in January 2012, making it the largest national practice of its kind to make such a move, the firm said Wednesday.

"All law firms bill time; it is simply a practice ingrained in the profession," Holland & Knight public policy and regulation practice group head Rich Gold said in a statement. "While that has been changing somewhat over the last years, we hope to accelerate the pace."

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