When it comes to billing, Cleveland-based Tucker Ellis & West gives its clients options. Want to stick with the billable hour standby? No problem. Prefer an annual fixed fee or per-case, flat-fee arrangement? The firm has several choices in place. What about naming your price for the firm’s legal services after the work has been done?

There haven’t been too many takers for that option so far, but it’s one of a number of alternative billing arrangements with which the law firm has experimented.