In-house legal departments have been continuously asked to find ways to save money and to do more with less. With a recession looming, legal departments are finding new ways to utilize contract attorneys to do somewhat complicated work for less money.

Matthew Weaver, director of interim legal services at Major, Lindsey & Africa, said there has not been a significant increase in legal departments requesting contract attorneys. However, those who are asking for contract attorneys are asking for different projects than just basic contract review.

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