November 25, 2012 Leave a comment
If your company is a contractor or subcontractor for a U.S.-government project and you want legal assistance, you may be worried about the cost of attorney fees. That is understandable, as attorneys fees can indeed be expensive in the United States. You may have heard of attorney hourly rates that exceed $500 or even $1,000 U.S. dollars per hour. Sometimes, high fees are worthwhile and bring high value. But, if you can’t afford a given fee, you can’t afford it. So, what do you do?
You should know there are different types of attorneys fees and options in the United States, some of which are more affordable than you may think. Below we discuss some of those attorney-fee types and options that could reduce your expense, including hourly rate, flat rate, contingency and hybrid fee arrangements.