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My published explorations of

Value-Related Issues

Clearing the Hurdles

This is the first article in a four-article series - Getting Away From the Hourly Rate - in which my co-author and I explored the relevance of value-related qualities (VRQs) to various aspects of client/counsel relationships.

This article reviewed the historical aspects of the fee arrangements that typically underlie that relationship, which usually establish time-based billing as the foundation of the fee calculation.