Lawyers Settle . . . For Temp Jobs – as clients seek to cut costs, the field of ‘contract’ Attorneys expands

June 15, 2011, Vanessa O’Connell, the Wall Street Journal.  “Large firms are billing $325 to $550 for an hour’s work this year by freshman associates, while smaller firms bill them as low as $100, according to research firm Valeo Partners. Temp staffing agencies, in contrast, might bill around $50 an hour or less for document review work by contract attorneys”.