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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.

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Legal Fees in the News...

Contemporaneous time records and a deceased attorney – a WDNY legal fee conundrum

By Jillian Robbins and Emily Wilson. The employee-plaintiffs, in a successful ERISA violation claim against their defendant-employer, sought over $7.6 million in attorney’s fees in December 2016. The Western District of New York rejected Defendants’ argument that Plaintiffs were not entitled to any fees at all, but nonetheless reduced the amount of fees sought in […]

Southern District of N.Y Applies a 70% Reduction to a Fee Request submitted at $4.3 million

By Emily Wilson, contributions by Jillian Robbins and Erisa Qyra. A significant reduction to a fee award in a Southern District of New York case, Schoolcraft v. City of New York, demonstrates the importance of efficient billing practices.  The case was brought by a police officer against the City in regards to alleged violations of […]