in-house lawyers photoAs if there were any question? The 7th Circuit has confirmed what we all knew to be true – in-house lawyers are as good as their law firm counterparts.  Perhaps this case will be appealed to the Supreme Court so that it can add its imprimatur. Here’s a link to a discussion of the 7th circuit case:

“In 2012, a plaintiff who challenged State Farm’s practice of using in-house attorneys to defend its auto insureds against third-party claims asserted that in-house lawyers constitute ‘a different … product’ from the type of defense counsel that is…”

Read: Seventh Circuit Confirms: In-House Insurance Lawyers Are as Good as the Name-Brand Product at JDSupra

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