"…$18 million a year in savings to the world’s largest law firm"

"…around-the-clock attention and legal advice for global clients"

This is no longer a hypothetical.  Many law firms who think this will not apply to their practice for a decade or two will soon wake up behind the eight ball. 

Outsourcing is neither easy nor comfortable but with approximately six times the number of lawyers graduating annually in India as in the USA and with escalating domestic support costs for labor and premises, clients will soon gravitate to those law firms who have figured out how to outsource. 

Read the full New York Times story: Law Firms Are Starting to Adopt Outsourcing