The billable hour has been blamed for everything that’s wrong with the legal profession, from mental health issues to bloated client bills. And yet, big law refuses to part ways with it. This video looks at how the billable hour came to dominate big law, the main criticisms against it, and how it stacks up with alternative fee arrangements.
Jen Kash, a partner at Warren Lex and former partner at Quinn Emanuel
Jonathan Choi, a professor at University of Minnesota Law School
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