Bill Seewich and John Carruthers work closely on a large litigation case. They come in at the same time and leave together in the evening. They eat lunch together and seldom work weekends. Bill had occasion to review the firm’s billing summary for the month and noticed that John reported working at least two to three hours a day more than Bill. Bill suspects that John is padding his time sheet.
a. What should Bill do?
b. What should the law firm administrator do?
c. What could be some possible reasons for the discrepancy?