Law firms with the highest hourly rates in the U.S. by practice area 2019

This statistic depicts the highest average hourly rates charged by law firms in the United States in 2019, broken down by practice area. During the survey, with an average hourly rate of 326 U.S. dollars, intellectual property law firms were the most expensive.

Highest hourly rates charged by law firms the United States in 2019, by practice area

Average hourly rate in U.S. dollars
Intellectual property326
Bankruptcy307
Corporate304
Tax301
Civil rights/ constitutional law298
Emploment/ law296
Commercial/ sale of goods289
Mediation/ arbitration286
Business281
Trusts281
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2019

Number of respondents

2,507 respondents

Special properties

legal professionals

Supplementary notes

Survey method not stated by the source.

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