During an economic slump all businesses look for ways to save. The law firms are no exception. This article from Legal Technology shows that a mix of in-house counsel and virtual law firms, (using attorneys from off-shore operations or homebased offices) can be a cost saver. But at what cost? Is it harder to manage your legal team when they are homebased? Following best practices for virtual teams is one step, but what other challenges are presented when your in-house counsel is virtual?