With the 2006 hurricane season fast-approaching, law firms in the target zone are gearing up for what could be a ferocious few months, setting up off-site recovery centers to protect e-mail, accounting systems and access to data. Before the Sept. 11 terror attacks and last year's hurricanes, says one attorney and consultant, "you had these bedrock assumptions that at least your building would still be there." Firms should expect to spend up to 10 percent of their annual budgets on disaster plans, he says.
Law Firms in Hurricane Zone Draw on Hard-Won Lessons
The National Law Journal
May 10, 2006
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