This is a very interested survey conducted by Alyn-Weiss & Associates (http://www.prdenver.com/). The gist of the article is that these types of firms do obtain business from their websites. Most defense/corporate firms I speak with have a hard time believing that a website will bring them business. Maybe more surveys like this will help them "see the light"
FIRM WEBSITES ARE BEST BUSINESS-DEVELOPMENT SOURCE Eighty-two percent of corporate, transactional and defense law firms received work through their websites, according to a recently released survey by Alyn-Weiss & Associates that asked firms nationwide about their marketing strategies. That’s a hefty increase over the 51 percent rate reported in the biannual survey in 2004