Alternative Arrangement

Suddenly it seems that there's talk everywhere about the demise of the billable hour. Given its longstanding resilience, it's worth asking: Is this the "new normal" or just temporary hype?

I doubt that we'll ever see the complete elimination of the billable hour. Some legal assignments are too unique to estimate in advance. Paying by the hour for such services can make good economic sense.

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Brad Smith

Brad Smith has nearly 20 years of leadership experience in the web consumer, enterprise software and communication service provider industries, spanning sales and marketing, product...

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