Not All Data Is the Same: Understanding Your Data Privacy Obligations in Legal Outsourcing

Not All Data Is the Same: Understanding Your Data Privacy Obligations in Legal Outsourcing

Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) arrangements often involve the management of large volumes of personal information about an organization’s customers or employees.

Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) arrangements often involve the management of large volumes of personal information about an organization's customers or employees. Often, this information includes highly sensitive information, such as financial and medical data, payroll and benefits information, and even personal social security numbers. When attorneys are exploring LPO as a way to improve the operations of their legal departments or law practices, the privacy and security of client data, as well as issues of legal privilege, must be addressed.

The Type of Legal Outsourcing and Jurisdictions Matter

The degree to which an attorney needs to be concerned with data privacy largely depends on the kind of data and information being shared with the outsourced provider. When a firm hires an LPO...
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