In-house Attorneys: You May Need to Keep Timesheets

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.

Read: Attention in-house attorneys: don’t throw your timesheets away – Lexology.

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