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    March 2, 2011 – Value billing was the focus of a panel discussion at the American Bar Association Midyear Meeting in Atlanta last month. According to the panelists, clients demand their lawyers practice with a better business model than the traditional method of charging based on standard billable rates.

    Speakers (in order of appearance):

    James M. Dickson
    Stewart McKelvey

    Thomas L. Sager
    DuPont Company

    Steve Barrett

    Stephen N. Zack
    ABA President

    David Boies
    Boies, Schiller & Flexner

    Joseph K. West

    Amy Schulman

    Tea Hoffmann
    Baker Donelson

    Video produced by the American Bar Association