Alternative Fee Arrangements
Shipley Snell recognizes that some matters can and should be handled under alternative fee arrangements, and as a smaller litigation and arbitration firm, we have the flexibility to structure fee arrangements that are customized to individual matters.
We have handled matters under a variety of fee arrangements, including:
- Contingency fees
- Capped fees
- Success fees
- Scaled fees
- Fixed fees
- Mixed fixed/contingency fees.
We have also developed fee arrangements that vary with the stage of the case. For example, Shipley Snell has handled the discovery portion of cases under a flat fee and then used a more traditional hourly fee for trial. In partnership with some of our clients, we have also created “dockets” of similar cases that are handled as a group under an alternative fee arrangement.
In developing alternative fee arrangements, we partner with our clients to understand what helps their business.
Whether it is the predictability of a fixed fee, risk sharing, or billing geared to the stage of the case, we are dedicated to creative fee solutions.