An Interview With Rio’s Managing Attorney

June 29, 2009

logo_rio_homeOne thing is clear if you read the  interview with the Managing Attorney of Rio Tinto, a Global Mining company that made headlines a few weeks ago when it announced a large LPO deal with CPA Global: there are GC’s out there who would like to law firms to embrace offshoring with more gusto.  Law firms that realize this will have a marketing edge (at least with some clients).  In the interview, the Managing Attorney, Leah Cooper, said: Read the rest of this entry »

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Sacha Baron Cohen Suit Thrown Out-With a Little Help from Outsourcing

April 22, 2009

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Outsourcing legal work to India got some high profile recognition yesterday.  A libel suit filed against comedian Sacha Baron Cohen (for remarks he made as his character Ali G), was thrown out in Los Angeles Superior Court (link courtesy of AbovetheLaw).

As it turns out, a key to being able to litigate the case (rather than settling quickly to make the meritless claim go away) was finding a cost effective means of getting the work done. Read the rest of this entry »