Ballard Spahr may have been one of the first Big Law firms to offer an alternative fee arrangement when they won DuPont’s business in the 90s by telling them, “Just pay us whatever you want,” said Mark Stewart, Chair of Ballard Spahr, in part 3 of Big Law Business’s video series. He also talks about Ballard Spahr’s emphasis on diversity and the challenges in the market today—whether it’s from the law firm down the street, virtual law firms, or those that specialize in a particular area, like eDiscovery.

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Mark S. Stewart