TGIF! Timesheets? I gave those up when I left Biglaw, you might be thinking. As a recent case points out, you may need to keep timesheets – especially if your company hopes to recover the time you spent handling litigation matters:
Think going “in-house” means freedom from the painstaking practice of tracking billable hours in tenth-of-an-hour increments and maintaining detailed contemporaneous time records? Not so fast. A recent Massachusetts Appeals Court decision cautions in-house counsel to keep such records.