The Tyranny of the Billable Hour

“‘THAT bill shall know no limits,’ wrote one DLA Piper lawyer to another in 2010 in what the firm is now calling “unfortunate banter” between associates about work for a client. But what is truly unfortunate is the underlying billable-hour regime and the law-firm culture it has spawned.” [The New York Times — The Tyranny of the Billable Hour]

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