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Efficiency Not Guaranteed by Legal Bill Auditing Systems

The review of law firms' invoices for opportunities to reduce the fees thereby represented requires an understanding of the work and of the matter for which the work was performed. Consequently, the invoice reviewer should have some understanding of the client's matter.

A third-party auditor may not have that familiarity and, if not, can do harm to the relationship while missing true efficiencies and mi identifying others.