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Economy prompts changes at Washington-area law firms (access required)

WASHINGTON—The economic crisis is triggering changes in Washington-area law firms in everything from the way they charge for their services to layoffs and expansions. Among the biggest changes is in the area of fees. More law firms are considering alternatives to hourly billing as their clients struggle to cut costs. Hourly billing became common in the 1970s, ...

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