5 Questions To Ask Before Entering Joint-Representation AFA

Law360, New York (August 8, 2017, 10:05 AM EDT) -- One growing trend is for clients to enter into alternative fee arrangements in which one law firm represents multiple parties who “share” fees and costs in a related matter. For example, a law firm might represent co-defendants in one case or related litigation, and each party would pay a percentage of the fees, or each party may pay a portion of a total fixed fee for outside counsel. These joint-representation arrangements help avoid duplicative fees that would be incurred if all the parties had separate counsel...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.