The Real Rate Report® is the legal industry's leading benchmark for law firm rates and staffing trends based on actual invoice data, not surveys. The report is powered by LegalVIEW®, the world's largest source of legal performance data with over $128 billion worth of data – and growing daily.

For corporate legal or claims departments and law firms, the Real Rate Report provides powerful information and insights to better negotiate rates, develop credible matter budgets and efficient staffing plans, and manage legal services effectively.

Real Rate Report will be delivered in PDF format via email.

 
  • NEW! The 2018 Real Rate Report: The Industry's Leading Analysis of Law Firm Rates, Trends, and Practices
    The 2018 Real Rate Report contains law firm role rate details by practice area, matter type, years of experience, firm size, industry, and city. This edition contains data thru September 2018.
    $500
 

Data is gathered globally in addition to the United States. Practice area, industry, and firm size rate detail are provided for Australia, Canada, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, along with the extensive table detail for the United States.

Prior reports:

 
  • The 2017 Real Rate Report Snapshot: The Industry's Leading Analysis of Law Firm Rates, Trends, and Practices
    The 2017 Real Rate Report Snapshot contains law firm role rate details by practice area, matter type, years of experience, firm size, industry, and city.
    $400   $500
 

 
  • The 2016 Real Rate Report: Lawyer Rates, Trends and Analysis
    This comprehensive report provides insights into partner, associate, and paralegal rates and by practice area, experience, geographic location, firm size, and industry. We’ve added a new section on billing behaviors which helps managers address practices that increase cost and impede legal service management.
    $500   $600
 

 
  • The 2016 Real Rate Report Snapshot
    This lawyer rate table report provides similar benchmark detail as the current 2017 Real Rate Report Snapshot, but it is based on activity from 2013 - 2015.
    $300   $400
 

 
  • The 2015 Real Rate Report Snapshot
    This lawyer rate table report provides similar benchmark detail as the current 2017 Real Rate Report Snapshot, but it is based on activity from 2012 – 2014.
    $300   $500