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Eli Wald on Assignability of Unpaid Legal Fees Lawsuits, Burnison v. Johnston, 277 Neb. 622 (Neb. 2009).

In Burnison v. Johnston , the Supreme Court of Nebraska held that a law firm may assign its right to collect unpaid legal services. This Commentary, written by Professor Eli Wald, a legal ethics expert, summarizes the pertinent legal issues decided by the Court and provides important insights for practitioners...

Year-end countdown: accounts receivable

As we approach the end of September, firms with fiscal years ending in December should already be taking the first steps in their year-end fee collection campaign. Your firm's billing team will probably do most of the heavy work, but in well-managed law firms the billing partner for each file...