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Yes, This Is How Much a Biglaw Partner Working for One Week Bills

By on June 1, 2018 in Law Firm Management

Stack of moneyAbove the Law has some advice for anyone who is shocked by a billing rate of $700 an hour: Biglaw partners charge a lot for their services, so get over it.

Editor Kathryn Rubino covers the reaction to “the completely reasonable bill that Bracewell partner and former federal judge Barbara Jones has submitted for her work as the special master reviewing the materials seized in the raid of Trump Organization lawyer Michael Cohen’s office.”

An invoice from Jones revealed her $700 hourly rate for a total of $47,390 over a single week.

“Top rates for experienced partners approach the $2,000 mark — more than double Jones’s rate … ” Rubino writes.

Read the Above the Law article.