In-House Law Departments to Keep Growing

If you’ve noticed the headcount in your law department growing, you are not alone:

“There’s a clear trend in Big Law practice of corporations building more capable legal departments that are less dependent on law firms, but it’s not so obvious where this evolution will lead. Asked whether companies and law firms have found an appropriate balance, Larry Boyd, Executive Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel at tech giant Ingram Micro, said the pressure is still on law firms to do more or charge less. ‘I think companies are going to have to continue to figure out ways to do more things themselves…'”

Read: Ingram Micro GC: In-House Law Departments to Keep Growing at Bloomberg BNA Business of Law

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