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GCs Embrace Outsourced Work

by Editors on January 25, 2008

High rates and the increasing bulk of e-discovery have pushed Scott Rickman, the associate general counsel at Del Monte Foods, to seriously consider using sources other than his outside law firm for the grunt work of litigation. “It doesn’t make sense to pay 150 or 250 dollars an hour at some of the larger firms to do the document review — it just seems like overkill,” said Rickman. Other in-house departments have already reached that conclusion.

Read more about the legal outsourcing trends at Law.com.

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