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5 Questions to Ask Before Entering Joint-Representation AFA

5 Questions to Ask Before Entering Joint-Representation AFA

August 9, 2017

By Gregory H. Lantier, Natalie Hanlon Leh, Mary (Mindy) V. Sooter

In-house attorneys routinely receive, review and compare alternative fee arrangement proposals and nearly all law firms regularly submit them, but parties often do not follow a disciplined approach to developing a realistic budget. Partners Gregory Lantier, Natalie Hanlon Leh and Mindy Sooter have published a six-part series aimed at providing guidance to ensure that AFA proposals are meaningful and realistic to both clients and outside counsel. In the sixth and final part of the series, the authors discuss five questions that should be asked before a firm enters into a joint-representation AFA. Read the full article.

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