Firms Sticking With In-House E-Discovery For Now: Survey

By Gavin Broady (May 27, 2015, 5:58 PM EDT) -- Despite the emergence of a wide array of outside vendors, the majority of law firms continue to handle e-discovery matters in-house and rank continued investment in e-discovery processes among their top priorities for the coming year, according to a survey released Wednesday.

Seventy-one percent of firms say their e-discovery spending remains a medium or high priority, and 93 percent say the investment in e-discovery work has paid off with revenue that has exceeded expectations, according to a report put out by HBR Consulting.

"A law firm's capability to provide e-discovery services has gone from a novelty to a business necessity," HBR...

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