FM05 - Financial Management

Cost Recovery: What is Your Firm Leaving on the Table?

Friday, August 23, 2013, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

The traditional model of cost recovery is the method that approximately 99% of firms still employ. But, according to the results of the Mattern & Associates 2012 Survey, only a few firms do this well. Join this session to learn best cost recovery methods from profiling a top AmLaw firm's best practices as well as other trends revealed in the 2012 Cost Recovery Survey.


  • Describe successful alternative practices of cost recovery implemented at other firms
  • Explain the methodology for the highest, overall net billable realization
  • Determine how to implement a successful, long term cost recovery program in your firm

Audience: Attendees should have a working knowledge of cost tracking and recovery processes.

75 Minutes * CPE Field of Study: Management Advisory Services * Audience: I

Speaker: Robert Mattern, Mattern & Associates



CPE: Management Advisory Services