[Note: This is another in a series of posts on “red flags in legal bills.” The posts are taken from my article “Red Flags in Legal Bills: What Warning Signals are Attorneys Sending?”]
Prof. William Ross, considered the leading academic authority in the U.S. on attorney fee billing issues, calls research “one of the most egregious forms of overbilling in many law firms.” See William G. Ross, The Honest Hour, (Carolina Academic Press) at p. 113. Thus it is that any time billed for research should raise a red flag.
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