In-House Counsel Expect To Boost Litigation Staff: Survey

Law360, New York (October 18, 2011, 6:06 PM EDT) -- Corporate counsel in both the U.S. and U.K. reported increasing their in-house staff to manage litigation in 2011, and 16 percent predicted their ranks would continue to grow in the coming year, a Fulbright & Jaworski LLP report revealed Tuesday.

According to the 2011 Fulbright & Jaworski Litigation Trends Survey, 53 percent of U.S. companies and 72 percent of U.K. companies employ three or more in-house litigators, compared to 40 percent and 62 percent, respectively, last year. Of those, a quarter of U.S. respondents and 46...
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