NALFA conducts custom hourly rate surveys for law firms and courts. NALFA surveys provide the most accurate and current hourly rates in a given practice area and jurisdiction. Our hourly rate surveys assist state and federal courts in awarding attorney fees in large, complex litigation throughout the U.S. Our surveys provide hourly rate data that assist courts in calculating attorney fee awards.
Litigators and special fee masters rely on our hourly rates surveys in their fee requests and court recommendations. Indeed, our surveys provide the accurate and authoritative information to prove prevailing hourly rates within a given jurisdiction and practice area.
Our hourly rate surveys are peer-benefiting. As such, all participants of our survey will have access to the survey results. In a comprehensive report our survey results will show hour rate data for partners and associates in an underlying practice area. Indeed, participates of our surveys will see how their hourly rates compare to those of their peers in the same jurisdiction.