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Breaking Tradition: How New Law is Challenging Big Law

As clients adapt the way they source and purchase legal services, competition and collaboration among new and traditional providers is increasing. In the decade since the Great Recession, when alternative options really came onto the scene with the promise of offering a better way, the numbers and types of providers have exploded. Over the next year, we aim to bring clarity around who those alternative providers are, what they are offering, who they are representing, where they get their talent and what piece of the market they have and could attain. You\'ll meet the players, hear from clients, see examples of collaboration, learn the offerings and gain clarity into this rapidly growing segment of the legal services market.

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The legal business world in many ways is one of a rotating set of buzzwords. Practice areas are cleverly named, director and leader titles are pointedly given, and strategy shifts are regularly framed in “innovative” and “cutting-edge” terms. But sometimes, what results is confusion about what a term actually means—when everybody has a different definition of a term for their own purposes, that term loses some of its meaning.

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Zach Warren

Zach Warren is the editor-in-chief of Legaltech News. Based out of St. Paul, Minnesota, Zach has been with LTN since 2015. he can be reached at [email protected]

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