Legal Fee Auditor and Expert retained by foreign government in international arbitration matter resulting from war crimes investigation in International Criminal Court (ICC). Reviewed invoices of 7 law firms totaling $7,109,931.41 in fees and costs to identify billing issues and projects in support of successful motion for summary judgment.
Legal Fee Auditor and Consultant retained by practitioner expert to evaluate fees and costs of 4 law firms totaling $4,884,847.96 tendered by non-profit Native American corporation in Qui Tam government contracts investigation and litigation.
Legal Fee Auditor and Consultant retained by investment company in real estate eminent domain, and related business dispute litigation to review $1,409,032.66 in fees and costs billed by 11 timekeepers from a single firm.
Legal Fee Auditor retained by counsel for international shipping services provider to review fees and costs of $2,060.137.98 billed by 2 law firms responding to an FBI search warrant and subsequent indictment of company and various company employees in price fixing anti-trust allegations, and other related litigation.
Legal Fee Auditor and Consultant retained by counsel for insurer to review fees and costs of $4,355,547.15 billed by four national law firms in coverage dispute arising from a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration over alleged breaches of industry employment plans and retention agreements.
Legal Fee Auditor retained through reasonableness expert as fee auditor in JAMS arbitration fee dispute to review fees and costs of $6,218,349.88 billed by two law firms in partnership dissolution of company created to broker privatization of formerly state-owned foreign energy, heavy metal, metallurgy, and machine manufacturing businesses.
Legal Fee Consultant retained by insurer to prepare searchable database on an expedited and emergency matter of $14,918,121.14 in fees and costs billed by a 3 law firms and 6 large outside vendors to allow insured’s counsel to conduct analysis for upcoming emergency motions in false claims litigation resulting from multiple government investigations by federal and state attorneys general of international retailer of office products.
Legal Fee Auditor retained by insurer to review and analyze $1,288,374.61 in fees billed by insured municipality in construction bond litigation.
Legal Fee Consultant retained by large national law firm to evaluate the $13,000,000.00 of the firm’s own fees in a malpractice claim and fee dispute related to large public condemnation, eminent domain litigation.
Legal Fee Auditor retained by private individual defendant in insider trading litigation. Reviewed and analyzed $3,200,000.00 in fees billed by 69 timekeepers from firm representing potential codefendant financial institution, submitted as basis for criminal restitution claim.
Legal Fee Consultant to review and analyze $9,000,000.00 in fees and expenses billed by 43 timekeepers from 2 law firms and litigation support vendor in insurance coverage dispute related to Sherman Act anti-trust, tortious interference with business relations, and other claims against healthcare plan administrator.
Legal Fee Consultant retained by boutique law firm to audit $1,418,708.85 of the firms’ own invoices billed by 42 timekeepers to identify various systematic billing problems for a sample of matters over a twelve month period, for matters arising from government contracts related to national disaster site remediation litigation.
Legal Fee Auditor retained by reasonableness expert for fee dispute resulting from representation of government agency in a False Claims Act matter to review $4,025,951.10 in legal fees and expenses by five (5) law firms.
Legal Fee Consultant and Expert Witness for insurer in federal securities class action lawsuit alleging violations of various section of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to review $8,286,375.30 in fees and $660,523.72 in expenses billed by 76 timekeepers from five law firms. Provided testimony at arbitration in San Francisco.