The National Association of Legal Fee Analysis (NALFA) is an independent organization for experts specializing in attorney fees and legal billing. NALFA’s fee experts aim at shaping the growing body of attorney fee jurisprudence.
NALFA is hired by law firms to conduct peer-to-peer law firm hourly rate surveys that are a cross-comparison of several competitor law firms of a similar practice area, similar size, and within the same geographic area. NALFA conducts e-mail surveys of partner and associate rates at small and mid-size law firms in major legal markets to understand prevailing market hourly rates for legal fee analysis.
Being an expert service provider, clients such as law firms and insurers turn to NALFA for assistance on high-stakes attorney fee and legal billing matters. NALFA refers clients to its Network Directory and recommended individuals and firm members. Upon any conflict, NALFA’s network members can turn to one another. Members can exchange attorney fee and legal billing cases with one another and refer clients to one another when an ethical, business, or scheduling conflict arises. Legal fee analysis results are provided free for its members. The network members of NALFA can attend all its CLE programs for free. Network members are eligible to receive two course books a year. NALFA’s CLE programs are the perfect opportunity to build on a member’s knowledge base of attorney fee and legal billing jurisprudence. Network members benefit professionally with the latest case law and developments on attorney fees and legal billing jurisprudence. The NALFA Network Directory is the source for qualified experts on attorney fee and legal billing issues, and members can customize their profile page to include hyperlinks, articles, and news. The Network Directory allows new clients to contact members directly on attorney fee and legal billing matters. NALFA membership allows its members to build lasting relationships with colleagues, peers, and clients by networking at CLE programs and on-line, thus building practice and expanding one’s area of expertise.
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