Welcome to Legal Fee Advisors

Legal Fee Advisors is a group of highly experienced attorneys and legal fee analysts working hard to make sure that clients only pay fair, ethical legal fees.

For more than 30 years, the experts at Legal Fee Advisors have been helping companies investigate and remedy improper practices, transform billing practices and manage legal costs. We provide expert testimony to support client’s positions in legal fee litigation. Through our consultancy, auditing and expert testimony practices, our group of highly experienced attorneys, analysts and internationally recognized Legal Fee Experts enable clients to identify questionable historical legal charges, and avoid further problems in the future.

The Journal of Legal Billing Vol. 1 No. 1 is now available!

Legal Fees in the News...

Timekeepers Beware: Block Billing, Other Errors Costs Firm Over $400k in Legal Fees

By Zachary Kalmbach. To account for block billing and several other billing inefficiencies, an SDNY court reduced a million-dollar fee request by over 40%. In a breach-of-contract case between Benihana, Inc. (“BI”) and Benihana of Tokyo, LLC (“BOT”), a panel of arbitrators found that BI’s termination of BOT’s license had not been justified. Ten months […]

Chipotle Dodges Millions in Legal Fees After Settling Employment Class Action

By Zachary Kalmbach. Finding that a massive fee request was vastly disproportionate to a settlement, a Minnesota court slashed plaintiffs request by over 80%. In an FLSA case, plaintiffs attempted to certify a nationwide class, but the court limited the class to employees from only two restaurants. With the parties settling for $62,000, plaintiffs requested […]