Litigation boutique Sanford Heisler Sharp is reducing its annual billable hourly requireme...

Litigation Firm Sanford Heisler Cuts Billable Hours for Lawyers – Bloomberg Law

Litigation boutique Sanford Heisler Sharp is reducing its annual billable hourly requirements for the firm’s roughly 100 attorneys.Chairman David Sanford announced in an email to attorneys on Sunday that the firm is cutting its minimum to 1,920 hours, which includes all administrative and professional development time, from 2,160.The move, which applies to partners and associate attorneys, reduces monthly billable requirements from to 160 hours from 180. It will apply retroactively to Jan. 1, 2021.The firm two years ago was conducting reviews and saw that people were billing over 2,400 hours a year, including professional and administrative time, Sanford said in …

 

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