Firms Must Up Value To Fend Off Outsourcing: Experts

Law360, New York (September 24, 2009, 3:24 PM EDT) -- As document review, research and simpler transactional work become commoditized and easier for clients to outsource, large firms looking to maintain a competitive edge must start thinking creatively about how to perform more services for less money, experts said.

Although document review and large-scale litigation work historically have been the easiest for clients to outsource, opinion work in the intellectual property arena, contract and lease work, and research all are undergoing increased scrutiny as clients look for ways to cut costs, according to Nancy Grimes, president...
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