Have you brought in a large corporate client such as a bank or a public company?  If so, have they sent you outside counsel guidelines?  Many large companies have their own guidelines that govern the attorney-client relationship as well as administrative and billing issues.  These guidelines must be reviewed very carefully; they may require electronic

Identifying who your client is at the outset is one of the most important aspects of the attorney-client relationship.  It governs who you can seek payment from and who can sue you for malpractice.  This is particularly important when your client is a limited liability company, general or limited partnership, or a closely held corporation.