Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The University of Illinois-Chicago School of Law
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Yesterday I discussed different billing methods with my students. We spent most of our time talking about contingency fees, but we also mentioned hourly fees and flat fees. We were all familiar with these methods. I have to confess, though, that, until today, I had never heard of anyone billing "by the inch," ... meaning by how thick the file is. Here is a story about an expert witness who claimed he charged $150 per inch of paper....