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The Perennial Allure of Value-Based Fee Arrangements

Monday, November 28, 2016

Mari Henry Leigh of Legal Fees Solutions is featured in a Lexis Nexis Corporate discussing Alternative Fee Arrangements (AFAs). MORE


Keeping Track of Legal Costs Turns into Big Business

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Bruce Meckler (Chair of Legal Fee Solutions (LFS) and Vice-Chair of Cozen O'Connor's Commercial Litigation Practice Group), and Mari Henry Leigh (Vice Chair & Managing Director of Legal Operations Consulting at LFS) discuss the Legal Fee Solutions practice in a feature story in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. MORE


Bruce Meckler Named by NALFA as Nation’s Most Experienced Attorney Fee Expert

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

For the second year in a row, the National Association of Legal Fee Analysis (NALFA) rated Bruce Meckler (co-founder and chair of Legal Fee Solutions, and Vice-Chair of Cozen O'Connor's Commercial Litigation Practice Group) as the "Nation's Most Experienced Attorney Fee Expert." MORE


Bruce Meckler Named to 2016 Crain’s Chicago Business “Who’s Who in Business” List

Monday, September 05, 2016

Bruce Meckler, chair of Legal Fee Solutions LLC, was named to the 2016 Crain’s Chicago Business list of “Who’s Who in Chicago Business” – one of only 29 lawyers among the professional, civic and cultural leaders. It is Meckler’s fifth time on the annual list. MORE


Legal Fee Solutions Recognized by National Association of Legal Fee Analysis (NALFA)

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Legal Fee Solutions was recently recognized for offering one of the top legal bill review programs in the country by the National Association of Legal Fee Analysis (NALFA) organization. NALFA members are acknowledged to follow professional standards and best practice measures in legal fee analyses and reviews. MORE


5 Tips For When GCs Balk At The Bill

Friday, July 15, 2016

Jerome (Joe) Studer of Legal Fee Solutions discusses fee complaints from general counsel and steps to take to defuse a fee dispute before it explodes. MORE


Inside and Outside Legal Counsel Co-author Chapter on Budgeting, Controlling Legal Costs for Thomson Reuters Publication

Monday, June 20, 2016

Bruce Meckler and Mari Henry Leigh (Legal Fee Solutions) are among the co-authors of a chapter on budgeting and controlling costs for the publication, “Successful Partnering between Inside and Outside Counsel.” MORE


Bruce Meckler Discusses GC Budgets in Bloomberg BNA

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Bruce Meckler, chair of Legal Fee Solutions, was interviewed by Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business on how GCs are tackling their budgets. MORE


Bruce Meckler Named to 2015 Crain’s Chicago Business “Who’s Who in Business” List

Thursday, September 10, 2015

In his role at Legal Fee Solutions, a full service expert consulting firm specializing in managed and disputed attorney fee issue and legal cost analysis, Meckler has testified as an attorney fee expert more than 40 times on behalf of clients in state federal and internal cases and has conducted or supervised hundreds of legal audits involving in excess of $5 billion in legal fees. MORE


Bruce Meckler Discusses a Dispute Over $81 Million in Proposed Fees [The Wall Street Journal]

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Bruce Meckler (Commercial Litigation, Chicago) discusses a dispute between plaintiffs' lawyers over dividing $81 million in proposed fees in The Wall Street Journal. MORE


Fifty-Two Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named to the Best Lawyers in America

Monday, August 17, 2015

Fifty-two Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 11 of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Lawyers were selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition based on a rigorous peer-review that has been developed and defined for nearly 25 years. MORE


Legal Fee Solutions’ Bruce Meckler Named by NALFA as Nation’s Most Experienced Attorney Fee Expert

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Bruce Meckler, Co-Founder and Chair of Legal Fee Solutions LLC, has been rated by the National Association of Legal Fee Analysis (NALFA) as the “Nation’s Most Experienced Attorney Fee Expert.” MORE

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