The sheer amount of discovery and data mining required for this matter will pad the bill, said Peter Glennon, a former litigator with Nixon Peabody who now runs his own firm and represents clients in business breakups.

“While the legal fees will be high, there is a lot at stake,” he said. “But there is a lot of discovery to do. We aren’t just looking at emails. We are looking at Slacks, Teams, texts, all of it.”