While consultants endlessly hypothesize about new models of legal staffing, Rio Tinto is busy forging one. Since late April, the Anglo-Australian mining giant has contracted with a dozen fully dedicated attorneys in India employed by the legal process outsourcer CPA Global. CPA's team completed 58 projects, or about one a day, in its two first full months on the job, according to Rio managing attorney Leah Cooper.
Rio Tinto Hopes to Strike Gold in Outsourcing Deal
The American Lawyer
July 28, 2009