The Ethics of Alternative Fee Arrangements in Litigation (Live Webinar)

While the billable hour model may be the best approach for some litigation matters, there are a number of alternative fee arrangements that may work better for other litigation matters. If structured correctly, these alternative fee arrangements can be beneficial for both the client and the lawyer. This presentation explores the various types of alternative fee arrangements that are available for litigation matters and the basic ethical considerations behind them. The alternative fee arrangements covered in this presentation include:

  • Contingency Fee
  • Blended Rate
  • Fixed or Flat Fee
  • Fee Cap
  • Risk Collar
  • Holdback
  • Merit Bonus


Presenter: MBHB Partner Sean M. Sullivan

While there is no fee to participate, all attendees must register in advanceAccess an archived audio version of this webinar here. [NOTE: CLE credit is not available for this archived recording.]

All registrants will receive an email confirmation and details for online participation.

MCLE credit is pending for the states of California, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York and Virginia.

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