Law firms are free to use block billing and measure their time in quarter-hour increments, but those practices can come back to bite them and their clients when they apply for fees in federal court.
A federal judge in Newark on Sept. 10 slashed $424,332 from a $2.9 million fee request because those methods could have led to or obscured overbilling.
This content has been archived.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]