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NALFA hosts a podcast series on attorney fee issues.  We talk with thought leaders, attorney fee experts, and attorney fee newsmakers who've helped shape and influence the jurisprudence of reasonable attorney fees. 

NALFA interviews members, faculty, judges, law professors, in-house counsel, and others on a range of attorney fee and legal billing issues.  All NALFA Podcasts are free.

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NALFA Podcast No. 1: Interview with Law Professor Brian T. Fitzpatrick

Brian T. Fitzpatrick, Professor of Law, at Vanderbilt Law School has researched and written seminal work on attorney fee awards in class action litigation.  This podcast focuses on his empirical research on class action attorney fee awards and his study of professional fee objectors in the class action model.  The NALFA podcast talks about his background, explores his research, and considers what his work means for the plaintiffs’ bar and the future of class actions.  We discuss the economic of fee awards in class actions, the current politics at work in the class action world, and Professor Fitzpatrick even offers a new proposed fee calculation method for class action fee awards.