8 Tips To Give Your Fee Application A Great Start

Law360, New York (March 31, 2017, 4:57 PM EDT) -- Is there a fee application in your future? The following practice tips should be considered as soon as you determine your case may permit an award of attorneys' fees. Overall, it is extremely important to advise litigation team members from the outset of all billing requirements and regularly review invoices to confirm compliance with all billing protocols. A well-organized, easy-to-understand and objection-resistant application will aid in achieving the maximum award.

1. Determine the legal basis for your fee request. If claims are based on any statute, comb the relevant statute to determine if it is possible to obtain a fee award....

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