March 10, 2010 / Media Mention

Firms work to add value while reducing cost of legal services

Porter Wright managing partner Buzz Trafford was interviewed for this article in Columbus Business First.

From Columbus Business First:

Employing creative solutions to reduce costs has been one of the strategies used by Columbus, Ohio-based firm Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP, said Robert “Buzz” Trafford, the firm’s managing partner.

For example, Trafford said when Porter Wright is working on litigation that can require reviewing of thousands of documents, it will employ outside companies to do so. By outsourcing this relatively mundane task, a client pays less than if a Porter Wright lawyer conducted the review.