Engagement Letter

Engagement Letter – New Client

Company Name
Address 1
Address 2
City, State, Zip Code

Dear (Salutation)

I want to take this opportunity to personally thank you for selection (me or our firm) to represent you in (specify in detail what firm will do for client). Any other work or additional related work, will be the subject of a separate letter.

The fee arrangement, as agreed, will be based on (an hourly rate or a fixed fee in the amount of $ ___, or a contingency fee (specify %) or (specify other). (If appropriate, indicate whether a retainer and the amount that is required up front.) {If hourly rate, ), Our hourly rates rage from $____ to $____, depending on the experience level of the attorney or paralegal or our partners’ rates range from $_____ to $_____ , associates range from $______to $_____, and paralegals range from $_____ to $_____ per hour, Associate B, bills at $____per hour and Paralegal C, bills at $ ____.

The firm bills on a monthly basis for any disbursements and any fees due upon receipt of our invoice. Failure to make timely payments may, upon notice, result in the firm’s withdrawal as your counsel in this matter.

(I will be the only attorney working on your matter or The members of the team that will be working on your matter include (Partner A), (Associate B), (Paralegal C), and (Secretary D). Please feel free to call any member of our group for assistance.

Again, thank you for this opportunity to be of service. Please sign and return a copy of this letter in the enclosed self-addressed, stamped envelope.

If you have any questions, please call me at (telephone number).



Acknowledged and Agreed to:

(If you are using this at your office, make sure you modify the situation. You can always email Legal-Ease a copy first.)

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