Get Commodity Work Done by Biglaw on the Cheap

Does your outside counsel shun commodity work? If they do, there are certainly other large law firms who have figured out a way to do it – and do it cost-efficiently:

“In a recent survey, BTI Consulting Group found that corporate reliance on outside counsel is at a 15-year low…With the pie shrinking, a few large firms have taken on the challenge: Littler Mendelson and Fenwick & West, for example, have launched separate legal services for clients that specialize in performing commoditized legal work. The two services are similar—they take on document-heavy, repetitive legal work while keeping fees low by using flex-time attorneys and technology.”

Read: Some Big Firms Are Finding Profit in Commoditized Work at the ABAJournal

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