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

CHICAGO, 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.” 

Legal Fee Solutions is a full service expert consulting firm that specializes in managed and disputed attorney fee issues and legal cost analysis.  Services include expert testimony and/or expert consulting for complex litigation, arbitration or mediation, as well as mass tort and/or multi-jurisdictional litigation management and cost control services. Legal Fee Solutions primarily serves the commercial, corporate, insurance and financial services sectors. 

As co-founder of Legal Fee Solutions, Meckler has testified as an attorney fee expert over 42 times on behalf of clients in state, federal and international cases.  In addition, he has conducted or supervised hundreds of legal audits – involving in excess of $5 billion in legal fees. Meckler has been consistently recognized by NALFA as a leading expert in attorneys’ fees since NALFA’s inception.

An active litigator, Meckler also co-manages the Chicago office of Cozen O’Connor and serves as vice chair of the Commercial Litigation Practice Group. His practice at Cozen O’Connor consists of high profile, complex commercial, insurance, reinsurance, criminal (white collar crime) and professional liability litigation. He also serves as counsel to a number of Fortune 500 companies.  In addition, Meckler has led and supervised corporate and governmental investigations involving issues ranging from financial fraud and malfeasance to alleged abuses in governmental hiring.

Meckler is a member of the Illinois Judicial Inquiry Board for the State of Illinois and serves as an Emeritus Member of the Board of Trustees of 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.

Meckler is a graduate of The John Marshall Law School and Bradley University.

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About Legal Fee Solutions

Bruce Meckler and his team of experienced professionals have been providing attorney fee solutions and analysis in high profile cases for over 20 years. Legal Fee Solutions is one of the premier service firms providing managed and disputed attorney fee services to commercial, corporate, insurance and financial sector clients.  Specialty areas include, but are not limited to, managed and disputed attorney fee issues and legal cost control and analysis in complex commercial litigation, pharmaceutical product liability litigation, mass tort and multi-jurisdictional litigation, bankruptcy, securities fraud, construction defect and environmental law.  The professionals at Legal Fee Solutions offer customized solutions to each client’s unique situation using the latest technology and resources.  On June 1, 2015, Legal Fee Solutions became a stand-alone affiliate of the Cozen O’Connor corporate network when Meckler Bulger Tilson combined with Cozen O’Connor.


About Cozen O’Connor

Established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has over 600 attorneys who help clients manage risk and make better business decisions. The firm counsels clients on their most sophisticated legal matters in all areas of the law, including litigation, corporate, and regulatory law. Representing a broad array of leading global corporations and middle market companies, Cozen O’Connor serves its clients’ needs through 26 offices across two continents.  With the Meckler Bulger Tilson combination, Cozen expanded its Chicago footprint from 15 attorneys to 60, and added a San Francisco office. Meckler, along with Cozen members Joe Tilson and Tia Ghattas, co-manages the Chicago office.



The National Association of Legal Fee Analysis (NALFA) is the professional governing body for the legal fee analysis profession, devoted to advancing the lines of business and representing the professional interests of the legal fee analysis profession. NALFA has been cited by numerous media outlets as the organizational source on attorney fee and legal billing matters. For more on Meckler’s award and on NALFA, visit

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