In his Professional Responsibility column, Anthony E. Davis, a partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson, writes that whether lawyers are seeking fees from a client directly, or from a court, they owe a continuing fiduciary duty to insure that their time entries are accurate. Where clients are paying directly, the rates to be charged must be clearly explained in the engagement letter.
Two New Year Resolutions for Getting Paid
New York Law Journal
January 7, 2013
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