Monthly Archives: February 2011

This week’s legal expense management news and a save the date note on LPO

Government grant to support A&O offshoring comes under fire – I’ve been wondering when an outsourcing/offshoring law firm would take some heat for something like this – will be watching this one. Outsourcing as Armageddon for BigLaw? The eye-catching headline … Continue reading

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Your Weekly Legal Expense Management News

Deutsche Bank pressures panel candidates for cost reductions and innovation – especially LPO – and rolls out internal RFP system across all practice areas. Good news for LPO vendors? Large Canadian firm launches legal project management program to gain a … Continue reading

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Uniloc v. Microsoft highlights importance of minding the experts as part of any major litigation project

I recently attended an interesting program on the Federal Circuit’s decision on patent damages in Uniloc USA, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp. I will leave it to my expert IP litigator friends to explain the legal subtleties of this case. However, … Continue reading

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The latest in legal expense management news

U.K. firm unbundling/deconstructing litigation and transactional work, including captive on-shore center for commodity work. LPO provider Integreon adds author Richard Susskind to advisory board. If you’re interested in the globalization of legal services generally, or Legal Process Outsourcing, check out … Continue reading

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Star partner pay packages and widening partner compensation ranges: Should General Counsels care?

You probably saw this article earlier this week in The Wall Street Journal. The lead paragraph stated: “Some of the biggest law firms are paying outsize salaries to star attorneys, in some cases 10 times what they give other partners, … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for the week

Integreon signs up another U.K. firm for its back office center. Fannie and Freddie spending tens of millions to defend former executives – and now the House Oversight Committee is asking questions. A&O near-shores back-office processes, as well as “some … Continue reading

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