Legal Community Deeply Divided On Business Issues, Impact of Economic Downturn, Future of the Industry


Majority of Corporate Counsel Believe Law Firms Unresponsive to Economic Downturn; Private Practice Attorneys Say Clients Too Cost-Focused at Expense of Quality, Results

A new national survey reveals deep divisions between corporate counsel and private practice attorneys over the current state of the legal industry, the impact of the economic downturn and what the future holds for the law firm business model. The just-released State of the Legal Industry Survey was commissioned by LexisNexis, a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions. It is the first of its depth and breadth to be conducted on the legal industry since the beginning of the economic crisis.

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