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9th Annual Fulbright and Jaworski Litigation Trends Report - Alternative Fee Edition

Posted by Jack Duval

Mar 6, 2013 3:40:36 AM

The new Fulbright and Jaworski Litigation Trend Report is out and has some interesting numbers.  (FJ)  Of note are the following:

  • The use of alternative fee arrangements declined from 61 percent last year to 51 percent this year, however...

  • Fixed Fee arrangements are rated, by far, the most effective of all types of alternative fee arrangements.  (Fixed Fee arrangements were rated Very Effective by 46% of participants, and Effective by 36% of participants.)

  • 76 percent of participants were satisfied with the quality of work provided under alternative fee arrangements.

There are also separate breakdowns by industry.  The financial services industry results also yield some insights.  (FJ-Financial)

  • Only 34 percent of financial services firms are using alternative fee arrangements, however, as above,

  • 69 percent of those firms are satisfied with the quality of work provided under the alternative fee arrangements

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Topics: alternative fees, Litigation Trends Report, litigation, financial services, Fulbright and Jaworski

More Fulbright & Jaworski Litigation Trends - Financial Services Drilldown

Posted by Jack Duval

Jan 5, 2012 3:32:32 PM

Fulbright & Jaworski offers a breakout by industry group, including Financial Services.

Most interesting fact:  ESI discovery is going social: one in six industry companies have had to produce electronically stored information from a social media website in the past 12 months.

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Topics: eDiscovery, Fullbright & Jaworski, Data Analysis, Litigation Trends Report, litigation

Litigation Trends

Posted by Jack Duval

Dec 22, 2011 2:51:00 AM

The 8th Annual Fullbright & Jaworski Litigation Trends Report is available.

Key takeaways:

1.  Very few firms are happy with their eDiscovery services, yet many firms expect to increase their eDiscovery spend in 2012.

2.  Fixed fee arrangements remain popular.

3.  Most firms expect their number of litigations to increase due to increased regulation.

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Topics: eDiscovery, Fullbright & Jaworski, Litigation Trends Report, litigation, fixed fee arrangements

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