ALM Legal Intelligence, in association with The National Law Journal, collected 2015 hourly billing rates for partners, associates, of counsel and paralegals. The data sources include the published rates from the 20 largest federal bankruptcy jurisdictions and a survey of the nation's 350 largest firms conducted during October and November of 2015. Individual firm rates are not identified.
High, low and median billing rates for attorneys and paralegals at 1,107 firms in the 20 largest federal jurisdictions. The attorneys include 951 partners, 1,217 associates and 139 of counsel. Rates are organized by law firm size and broken out for 30 states plus the U.S. Territory Puerto Rico.