Bruce Meckler, vice chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Commercial Litigation practice group and 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.
The 2016 “Who’s Who in Chicago Business” list highlights 561 of Chicago’s most influential civic, professional and cultural leaders, as chosen by the Crain’s editorial staff. Meckler was recognized for his professional as well as his civic and charitable contributions.
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Meckler’s practice at Cozen O’Connor consists of high-profile, complex commercial, insurance reinsurance, white collar criminal, and professional liability litigation. He also serves as counsel to a number of Fortune 500 companies.
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 50 times on behalf of clients in state, federal and internal cases and has conducted or supervised hundreds of legal audits involving in excess of $7 billion in legal fees. He was recently named as the “Nation’s Most Experienced Attorney Fee Expert” by The National Association of Legal Fee auditors (NALFA).
Earlier this year, Meckler co-authored a chapter on budgeting and controlling costs for the publication, “Successful Partnering between Inside and Outside Counsel.” The publication is a joint project between Thomson Reuters Westlaw and the Association of Corporate Counsel and discusses the issues that inside and outside counsel often encounter in working together and offers practical ideas to prevent or resolve problems.
Meckler is a member of the Judicial Inquiry Board for the State of Illinois and serves as an emeritus member of the Board of Trustees at The John Marshall Law School. Previously, he was a long standing appointee to the Illinois Supreme Court’s Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and recently served as special counsel for the United States before the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal at The Hague.