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Webinar: Ethical Considerations In Dividing Fees With Co-Counsel And Among Multiple Clients
September 19, 2019
11:00 a.m. Pacific/2:00 p.m. Eastern
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Ethical Considerations in Dividing Fees with Co-Counsel and Among Multiple Clients




Summary
In addition to fee agreements between attorney and client, other agreements govern how fees may be divided between attorneys of different firms or among multiple clients represented by the same attorney. Carla, Cheri, and Ben will review the ethical rules and considerations on splitting fees with co-counsel, proportional or disproportional to the work done by each attorney, and splitting fees among clients in the same case, including the rules on aggregate settlement offers and whether an attorney may help clients create a contract among them governing disputes over settlement proceeds.

Presenters
Carla D. Brown
Carla Brown is admitted to practice in state and federal courts throughout Virginia, the District of Columbia and Maryland. In 2014, MWELA recognized Ms. Brown as a "Lawyer of the Year - In recognition of outstanding dedication to Civil Rights,...More
Cheri L. McCracken
Cheri L. McCracken earned her law degree at the Arizona State University College of Law and began practicing in 1979. She worked for various federal agencies and departments as an Attorney/Advisor before founding my practice in the in 1984. Ms....More
Ben Lebsack
Ben Lebsack is the Nikola Jokic of ethics in employment law. He represents plaintiffs in employment and legal malpractice cases and advises attorneys on compliance with their ethical duties. His goal is to be creative and have fun in the practice of...More
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