The “real” hourly billing rate for lawyers in Texas is among the highest in the country, exceeded only by the rates in Nevada, Connecticut, Florida and Illinois, according to a new report on national legal trends released this week.

Billing rates in Texas averaged $267 per hour in 2016, and the “real” hourly billing rate, which accounts for the cost of living and therefore reflects actual purchasing power, was $276.

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