Bloomberg Law
Sept. 23, 2021, 9:31 AM

Big Law Contingency Fees Bring Massive Windfalls, Major Fights

Roy Strom
Roy Strom

Welcome back to the Big Law Business column on the changing legal marketplace written by me, Roy Strom. Today, we look at Big Law’s long track record of internal squabbles over contingent fee payments. Sign up to receive this column in your inbox on Thursday mornings.

A giant pile of money sounds great. But at Big Law firms, they often fight over it.

Law firm partners have a long, unfortunate track record of squabbling over contingency fee payouts. This is a good time to talk about it.

A big contingency fee payout loomed large in an article I wrote ...

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