Legal fees expert witnesses may advise regarding attorneys’ fees, legal billing, and fee disputes. DLA Piper, a global law firm with 4,200 lawyers located in more than 30 countries, is being sued for overbilling. Emails sent by several former DLA Piper lawyers uncover billing for unnecessary or unworked hours in a New York bankruptcy case. Adam Victor hired DLA Piper to handle a case for the power plant company Project Orange Associates. Victor is now suing his former law firm.
DLA Piper v. Victor, 650374/2012 Supreme Court of the State of New York.