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Nation’s Top Attorney Fee Experts of 2017

October 11, 2017 | Posted in : Fee Expert / Member, NALFA News

Every year, NALFA announces the nation’s top attorney fee experts and legal bill review programs.  Attorney fee experts are judicially qualified expert witnesses who provide expert testimony on the reasonableness of attorney fees and expenses.  Attorney fee experts are often retained by fee-seeking and fee-challenging parties to help prove attorney fees and expenses in court or arbitration. 

NALFA helps to organize and recognize attorney fee experts from across the U.S. and around the globe.  The following profile quotes are based on bio/CV, case summaries and case materials provided to NALFA.  Here are the nation’s top attorney fee experts of 2017:

John D. O’Connor: “Nation’s Top Attorney Fee Expert” – NALFA 2017
O’Connor & Associates
San Francisco, CA

Andy Jardini: “30 Years of Fee Audit and Expert Experience” – NALFA 2017
KPC Legal Audit Services
Glendale, CA

Gary Mason: “Highly Skilled on a Range of Fee and Billing Issues” – NALFA 2017
Whitfield Bryson & Mason
Washington, DC

Kerrie Rosati: “Great Skills Resolving Fee Disputes Between Parties” – NALFA 2017
DGT Costs Lawyers
Sydney, Australia

Robert Kaufman: “Experienced on Cumis Counsel Billings” – NALFA 2017
Woodruff Spradlin & Smart
Costa Mesa, CA

Glenn Newberry: “Understands Legal Billing Issues Across Borders” – NALFA 2017
Eversheds Sutherland
London, United Kingdom

George Indest: “Excellent on Attorney Fee Issues in Florida” – NALFA 2017
Health Law Firm
Altamore Springs, FL

Blog post note: Mari Henry Leigh of Leigh-galese Legal Cost Consulting in Barrington, IL stated she always follows best practices.  She also stated, through her attorney, that she does follow Best Practices in Legal Fee Analysis.  She declined to sign a professional pledge, stating that would endorse and promote NALFA.