How ADM Cut Its Outside Counsel Rosters By 680 Law Firms

Law360, Chicago (June 8, 2016, 11:07 PM EDT) -- When Archer Daniels Midland's legal department decided to embark on a law firm convergence initiative, it decided to go all in, winnowing its firms from more than 700 to 20 in just six months. Here's how the team did it.

David Cambria, ADM's global director of operations for law, compliance and government relations, told an audience at the Legal Sales and Service Organization Inc.'s RainDance Conference on Wednesday that when he joined ADM two years ago he had two central goals: for the business side not to see the legal department as a cost center, and to convince firms to move...

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