It is often the ugly end to a once-promising relationship, and it’s a step that law firms try to avoid taking. But when economic times aren’t flush, some law firms are getting aggressive and filing lawsuits against clients to collect fees.
“It’s not something we do lightly,” said Julia B. Morris, managing partner of O’Connell, Flaherty & Attmore in Hartford, Conn. “Clients are having a tough time across the board, and our preference is to find some middle ground” to resolve fee disputes.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]