Less Work For Green Associates This Year: Survey

Law360, New York (October 19, 2009, 7:32 PM EDT) -- Corporate legal departments are less likely to work with inexperienced outside attorneys this year, and are more concerned with reducing spending on outside counsel altogether, according to the Association of Corporate Counsel and Serengeti Law's ninth annual Managing Outside Counsel Survey.

About 70 percent of the roughly 400 respondents said they offered specific suggestions to their outside counsel about how to make services more efficient this year, while an “unprecedented” 62 percent required a minimum level of associate experience from outside counsel, according to the survey,...
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