Hinshaw Attorneys Cassidy Chivers, Jared Matheson and Susan Ye Author Article "Six Tips for Negotiating Fees"

November 10, 2015
The Recorder

Cassidy E Chivers, Jared W. Matheson, attorneys in the Lawyers for the Profession® group at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, authored the article "Six Tips for Negotiating Fees," in The Recorder. The article summarizes six tips on how attorneys can discuss billing rates with new and existing clients. These tips include on not being afraid to ask for a higher rate with an existing client, researching the rates in your market, understanding your clients financial situation, understand your own situation to charge a rate that covers costs and is profitable, managing your clients expectations and knowing when a retainer is necessary. 

Please visit The Recorder's website to read "Six Tips for Negotiating Fees" (subscription required).

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