Brian Arbetter

Brian has over three decades of experience as an equity partner in several of the largest law firms in the US and world.  He has expertise in a myriad of legal practice areas, including labor and employment, commercial contracts, litigation, transactions, regulatory, privacy, international and compliance, among others.  He also has extensive experience in leadership of Bar and non-profit Boards.  He is admitted in California, Illinois and New York and has practiced before courts and administrative agencies in almost all fifty states, as well as numerous countries outside of the US. As General Counsel & VP Compliance/Law Firm Relations, Brian oversees LBR’s legal and compliance issues and is the primary representative to all law firms with which LBR partners.

This program is approved for CLE credit in the following states: New York, Pennsylvania, California, Illinois, Texas, Arkansas, Nevada.


This program is pending CLE credit in the following states: Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Wyoming and Wisconsin.


This program is pending CLE and CPD credit for self-application by the attorney or for reciprocal CLE credit in the following states: Alabama,Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Québec, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Washington.


We do NOT provide CLE for: Virginia or Mississippi.


This program is appropriate for newly admitted attorneys and experienced attorneys.

Navigating Common Outside Counsel Billing Issues: Practical Insights for Reviewing and Reducing Outside Counsel Spend


Event Description

Navigating billing issues with your law firms can often feel uncomfortable, yet it’s a common aspect of legal management.


Join us at 9 AM PT/12 PM ET on Thursday April 11, 2024, as Brian Arbetter of provides practical tips and strategies for raising common billing disputes with grace and effectiveness. From deciphering complex invoices to addressing unexpected charges, Brian will provide practical insights and strategies that will help ensure that your outside counsel invoices are the product of fair and transparent billing practices.


What you will learn:

  • Tips and strategies for pushing back on invoices,
  • Best practices for having uncomfortable conversations with your outside law firms,
  • Real-life examples of common billing discrepancies and how to address them, and
  • Best practices for managing legal costs when alternate fee arrangements are in place

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for both experienced and new in-house counsel who manage outside counsel and/or review and approve outside counsel invoices.


There is NO COST to attend this program!

This program is FREE, thanks to our gracious sponsor,! If you can’t make it to the live program, the recording will be available for viewing via our paid CLE library, In-House Connect On-Demand!

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