Maybe all of the above – and more. So writes Zena Applebaum, national director of market insights & engagement for legal, tax & accounting at Thomson Reuters, in a guest post at 3 Geeks and a Law Blog, in which she recounts her recent turn on the Clubhouse stage. “Unpacking the long-established Billable Hour is messy and complicated,” she writes. “Some of the discussion points last night were around the cost of law schools, the pedigree of firms v. the pedigree of GCs, CEOs or other buyers of legal services, the impact of the billable hour on associate wellness and the impact of the billable hour on bias when staffing files.” For more from Zena, including why she has chosen to confer proper noun status on this stubborn industry touchstone, check out the 3 Geeks blog here.