Temp Attys In Greater Demand At Law Firms, Legal Depts.

Law360, San Diego (August 19, 2013, 9:15 PM ET) -- Still reeling from the effects of the 2008 recession, many law firms and in-house counsel are using more temporary attorneys, and firms are increasingly relying on non-partnership-track lawyers to save on costs and work more efficiently, experts say.

Inside Edge Legal, Major Lindsey & Africa’s staffing division that provides attorneys and paralegals for long-term temporary assignments, has seen growing demand by law firms and corporate legal departments since the recruiting firm formed the division in 2009, according to Chad Marlow, managing director of the west region....
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