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Earlier this week, I saw an article by Dan Roe with Legal.com about how contingency fees were on the rise in business and commercial litigation since the beginning of the pandemic.   But lest some think this means BigLaw may be getting ready to stride into a lucrative new area that frees them from the tyranny of the billable hour and downward rate pressure, think again.   Most of BigLaw, whose business models are primarily  based on the billable hour, is not wired to deal with a different business model. The contingency fee model (and for that matter, alternative fee… Continue Reading BigLaw and Contingency Fees: A Culture Clash