1 “In Survey, GCs Say Firms Are Bluffing When It Comes to Service, Cost,” The Legal Intelligencer, July 02, 2009.
2 “Billable Hour Under Attack,” The Wall Street Journal, August 24, 2009, Page A1.
4 2008 ACC/Serengeti Managing Outside Counsel Survey.
5 Corporate Executive Board, 2009.
6 See “Top South Florida Lawyers’ Billing Rates Rise in 2009,” Daily Business Review, October 14, 2009
(citing nationwide figures from Hildebrandt).
See also, The National Law Journal, “The recession took its toll last year, yet Global 100 firms still managed to
eke out an increase of 2 percent in gross revenue.” The Global 100: Most Revenue 2009,” National Law Journal,
7 “Despite Down Economy, Law Firms Say They’ll Raise Billing Rates,” Fulton County Daily Report, January 15,
2010 (citing nationwide figures).
8 “Benchmarking In-House Counsel Management Practices, 2008” BTI Consulting Group, page 55.
9 “The New Model for Law Firm Performance Management, Research Initiative Summary,” Corporate Executive
Board / General Counsel Roundtable 2007, page 9.
10 See How to Conduct an Early and Periodic Case Assessment
cfm?show=779199. ECA practices can help enable client and firm to jointly construct historical cost data, then
build a value-based fee from that experience.
11 ACC Value Practice: FMC Technologies Alternative Billing:
12 ACC Value Practice: Sourcing Legal Work in India Leads to Significant Savings- Sun Microsystems
13 See “Effective Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel” ACC Docket, November 2008, pp. 97-98.