Firm Withdraws Challenge To Legal Outsourcing

Law360, New York (September 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A law firm challenging the legality of offshore legal outsourcing has withdrawn its case against Acumen Legal Services Pvt. Ltd., one of India’s largest legal outsourcing firms.

Maryland-based boutique firm Newman MacIntosh & Hennessey LLP filed the lawsuit last May seeking a declaratory judgment that would shed light on potential confidentiality issues regarding electronic data transmissions sent from the United States to foreign legal service providers but withdrew the complaint on Aug. 29.

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