The New York Times gives legal outsourcing front business page treatment today.
Beyond this high-visibility placement, the story by Heather Timmons is notable because it goes beyond the traditional discovery/doc review mindset about outsourcing. It hits upon what may be the “second wave” coming in from offshore:
Now, to win new clients and take on more sophisticated work, legal outsourcing firms in India are actively recruiting experienced lawyers from the West. And American and British lawyers â€” who might once have turned up their noses at the idea of moving to India, or harbored an outright hostility to outsourcing legal work in principle â€” are re-evaluating the sector.
More tomorrow on two points that emerge from this article: one that is hopeful, the other, confusing.
Today, it’s Tigers vs. White Sox in the D: summer means baseball before blogging.