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M. Derek Harris has been named by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as a “40 Under 40 Up & Comer.” He is a Fellow in the Leadership Council for Legal Diversity’s Fellows Program, an Associate Editor for ABA Litigation News, a member of the State Bar of Georgia’s Children and the Courts Standing Committee, and a member of the Board of Directors for the Law Pipeline Program, Inc. “Attorney Gambles Chasing Fees and Loses Big,” originally published in Litigation News online, Oct. 31, 2012. © 2012 American Bar Association. Reproduced with permission. All rights reserved.

Attorney Gambles Chasing Fees and Loses Big

Attorney Gambles Chasing Fees and Loses Big

As lawyers often advise their clients, any litigation involves some element of risk, and “there is no such thing as a slam dunk.” A recent California case illustrates that when attorney fees are on the line, the stakes are increased and litigants—and their counsel—need to evaluate carefully the risks before going all-in. In  Nemecek & […]

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