For most in-house counsel these days, it’s do-it-yourself.
More legal departments are performing a greater amount of work in-house, a new survey by Consero Group has found. The survey found that eight of ten general counsels at Fortune 1000 companies reported more than half their legal workload is completed within the confines of the companies’ legal departments, as opposed to sending it to outside counsel.
One reason for this trend is in-house counsel increasingly trying to save money and cut costs, according to the report.
Here’s our question for you:
Have you noticed the same trend at your company?
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