This year we scooped up hourly rates for 197 attorneys and staffers, including 118 Missouri lawyers. Partner rates in the Missouri sampling ranged from Stinson partner Paul Hoffmann’s $600 an hour charge in another bankruptcy — that of “Old” Hostess in New York — to the $145 charged by Brown & James’ principals in a St. Louis insurance case.Read More »
A big name can mean bigger dollars for an attorney, at least according to some attorneys whose names featured prominently in the news this year. Missouri Lawyers Weekly’s 2015 Billing Rates dataset includes rates for three “celebrity” attorneys — Anthony ...Read More »
Stinson Leonard Street ranked high on the 2015 Billing Rates list, with its attorneys occupying four out of 10 top spots for Missouri, including the highest rate reported. Paul Hoffmann, a partner at the firm’s Kansas City headquarters, snagged the ...Read More »
The rates detailed by firms working on the bankruptcy allowed for a comparison with the Minneapolis-area market with those of Missouri’s major metros in Missouri Lawyers Weekly’s eighth annual Billing Rates issue. The issue showcases an annual exclusive sampling of the hourly rates reported by firms in court filings.Read More »
Bankruptcy attorneys are tracking and taking issue with a proposal to require more information about the rates of lawyers working on bankruptcy cases.Read More »
John Ammann has 18 years’ experience as the director of Saint Louis University School of Law Legal Clinics, but you wouldn’t know it to look at his reported hourly billing rate.Read More »
The average hourly rate for a Kansas City partner, $493, for example, easily topped that of a St. Louis partner, $383, thanks in large part to Stinson Morrison’s work on the Hostess Brands Inc. bankruptcy, which put the firm in the company of larger higher-priced out-of-state firms.Read More »
Kansas City attorneys have bargain basement rates compared to lawyers in bigger markets. In 2010, Kansas City partners charged an average $387 per hour, according to sister publication Missouri Lawyers Weekly’s fourth annual Billing Rates report. Their counterparts in New York billed at an average more than double that.Read More »
This is our fourth year tracking attorneys’ billing rates as found in court filings. The result is an exclusive sampling of rates of 269 attorneys at 27 firms in Missouri and elsewhere.
This year, in addition to the 102 Missouri lawyers’ rates, we include the rates of 37 Missouri law firm staffers, and the fees charged by 167 attorneys and 77 staff members from offices and firms in other states who worked on the same cases in 2010 as the Missouri attorneys.
The third annual Billing Rates list includes the rates of 106 Missouri attorneys and 28 staff members.Read More »
Missouri Lawyers Weekly‘s second annual billable rates listing includes the rates of more than 200 attorneys and 61 legal support staffers in Missouri. For comparison purposes, also included are the fees of 109 attorneys and 33 support staffers from offices ...
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