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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Contingency fees: Opinion 1181

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Contingency fees Disbursements – Interest on reimbursement Ethics Opinion 1181 Background: The inquiring attorney’s practice includes matters done on a contingency fee basis. Some recent changes in contingency fee cases have sowed some confusion about prior opinions on a lawyer’s ability to charge interest on disbursements. This is due to ...