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I walked out of the conference room feeling great.  We had just hammered out a settlement dismissing a breach of contract lawsuit against our client.  The settlement terms were fair, and I was especially pleased because, at the time, I thought the chance that these particular parties would come to an agreement was slim.  Then my client turned to me and said, “I’m never going sign a contract with an attorneys’ fee provision EVER AGAIN.” She explained that the only reason she didn’t see the matter all the way through trial was because she did not want to pay......

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