BigLaw Claws Back Biz From Alt Legal Service Providers

Law360 (October 6, 2020, 8:05 PM EDT) -- BigLaw firms are quietly creating their own alternative legal service providers in-house, according to a new report that projects even more will move to claw back business from the tech-oriented outside vendors.

Thirty-five of the 100 largest U.S. firms have set up alternative legal service providers to perform client work like discovery and document review, a study released Tuesday by digital marketing and communications agency Baretz & Brunelle found. Forty-eight of the 123 firms listed on American Lawyer's AmLaw100 and Global 100 rankings have done the same.

The shift to offer clients these legal services in-house comes as corporations have decreased their reliance on...

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