Industry’s Elite Profit From Merger Mania, Feature Story, The Legal Issue, U.S. News & World Report, December 2014

“According to Chuck Chandler, Partner in Charge of Legal Consulting, Valeo Partners LLC, Deal-Maker hourly rates are the perennial leaders. ¬†Top M&A Partners at the brand name Firms start at $1,200 an hour and go as high as $1,400. ¬†Attorneys do get paid if the deal falls apart but they get paid more upon success, with added ‘success fees’. “