Many believed that the economic meltdown would lead to a major upheaval in the relationship between corporate legal departments and their outside law firms. Four years after the crash, however, has that revolution come about? Are law firms changing age-old practices and doing everything they can to keep their cherished clients? According to our annual survey of who represents America's biggest companies, the revolution has in reality been a slow-moving evolution.
The financial crisis has led to changes in the client-firm relationship in lots of little ways.
WHO REPRESENTS CORPORATE AMERICA
A breakdown by category of the firms appearing most often in the list of outside counsel to Fortune 100 companies.
How the information was compiled for our survey.