Bartlit Beck on Law Firms and Contingent Fees

There are frequent complaints that "contingent fee" lawyers are ruining business. Is is therefore refreshing to read Fred Bartlit’s writings regarding the reality that the firm’s great success for clients and the firm is tied only to fees based on the outcome. Thus, the fee is contingent on the outcome, but it may not be a typical contingent fee because if the firm is representing the defendant, it may be limiting the loss instead of seeking a recovery. Mr. Bartlit’s latest is this ABA Journal article.


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Since becoming a lawyer in 1983, Kirk’s over 30 years of practice have focused on advising a wide range of corporations, associations, and individuals (as both plaintiffs and defendants) on both tort and commercial law issues centered around “mass torts.”


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