Saturday, October 28, 2006

Louisiana’s Legal Bills

I’m not complaining, but, damn, lawyers sure do make a lot of money:

The state’s legal bills so far total more than $500,000 in the battle against the federal government over offshore oil and natural gas exploration.

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Attorneys at Van Ness Feldman offered their legal expertise to the state at a reduced rate.

The firm’s top-shelf attorneys agreed to be paid $340 an hour instead of their normal rate of $475 an hour.
Do you have to make that much to be happy?

1 comment:

Philip Seymour Morphy said...

Yes, but did you notice? It is not Louisiana lawyers making that money. I suspect there are many lawyers in the state who could do the job for a lot less.