187 ABA Journal Outsourcing articles.
While business owners and in-house counsels usually find outside counsels through referrals, Basha Rubin says that often doesn’t lead to a good result in terms of cost and experience. The New York City lawyer believes that data can fill the gap.
Sep 1, 2018 2:25 AM CDT
In his former job as chief business development officer at Frost Brown Todd in Louisville, Kentucky, James Beckett was hungry to learn how his firm could do better.
Sep 1, 2018 2:25 AM CDT
The Big Four accounting firms have added legal services, moving beyond tax law and integrating their legal services into a multidisciplinary approach.
Sep 1, 2018 1:00 AM CDT
Lawyers don’t have to break the bank if they wish to be protected from cybertheft. But that doesn’t mean they can afford to be cheap in selecting security products and services.
May 1, 2018 1:10 AM CDT
Two former payroll managers at Dechert have settled their lawsuit claiming they experienced a culture of bias against older and female employees at the firm.
Terms of the settlement were…
Mar 23, 2018 12:08 PM CDT
Pricewaterhouse Coopers is launching a new service that will provide temporary lawyers for large in-house law departments.
Oct 16, 2017 7:00 AM CDT
Jul 1, 2017 1:00 AM CDT
Recently, I saw a TV ad recruiting Uber drivers. It showed a young guy, apparently a family man, seamlessly moving back and forth from earning money driving to “chilling.” Whatever…
Jun 1, 2017 2:00 AM CDT
Legal managed services providers design, build and staff process-driven systems that efficiently complete legal work. The work’s content often is sophisticated and important to the client’s long-term commercial interests. Yet the volume is too large to be performed cost-effectively by law firm associates and too narrow and repetitive to warrant hiring more in-house lawyers.
Jun 1, 2017 12:10 AM CDT
More and more often, the answers are that entities that are not law firms can perform tasks at a higher level of quality, at a significantly lower price and faster than any law firm. Better. Cheaper. Faster. Is there something not to like?
May 1, 2017 1:30 AM CDT
A Chicago legal staffing firm has acquired an accounting firm’s contract attorney business.
On Wednesday, Crain’s reported that Legalpeople has bought ProjecTemps, a Chicago-based contract attorney company owned by…
Mar 23, 2017 11:30 AM CDT
Seyfarth Shaw says it will be the first major law firm to use “software robots” that use human training to move information between computer programs or apps.
Seyfarth is licensing…
Feb 8, 2017 9:40 AM CST
A majority of law firms and corporations are already using alternative legal service providers (ALSP) in at least one service category, and more intend to do so in the coming…
Jan 31, 2017 2:00 PM CST
The concept of a residency program for law school grads is far from new, but one legal services provider is turning concept into reality.
UnitedLex—a legal services…
Feb 1, 2016 1:10 AM CST
Suffolk University Law School has found a use for some unused space in its law library.
Legal outsourcing company Integreon will create an office there and pay students to work…
Jan 27, 2016 6:15 AM CST
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