The Case for Value Billing in Chapter 11

Journal of Business & Technology Law, Vol. 7, p. 117, 2012

63 Pages Posted: 14 Apr 2012 Last revised: 31 Jul 2012

Nancy B. Rapoport

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

Date Written: March 12, 2012

Abstract

This article explores the forces contributing to very high professional fees in large chapter 11 cases and suggests that lawyers might want to consider valuing their services in ways other than the traditional billable hour approach.

Keywords: chapter 11, billable hour, bankruptcy, fees, legal ethics, professional responsibility

JEL Classification: K10, K19, K29, K39, K49

Suggested Citation

Rapoport, Nancy B., The Case for Value Billing in Chapter 11 (March 12, 2012). Journal of Business & Technology Law, Vol. 7, p. 117, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2039506

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