BigLaw Fails To Bend To GC Billing Needs, Survey Says

Law360, Los Angeles (December 16, 2016, 8:38 PM EST) -- Corporate legal departments in 2016 had little faith in law firms to be change agents and drivers of innovation in a climate where departments are increasingly seeking cost-effective alternative fee arrangements, according to results of a survey recently published by Blickstein Group.

Legal departments want to see firms take a more proactive approach in suggesting alternatives to the billable hour, which in-house professionals don't see dissolving anytime soon, while their increasing reliance on alternative legal service providers for things like document review and contract management indicates...
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