I seriously doubt it. The ABA has a stranglehold on professional regulations and would never let that happen.
It may happen, but there's no indication that day will come anytime soon.
Much of this depends on how states like California amend Rule 5.4. A few states are in the processes of amending their 5.4 rule in an attempt to allow "greater access to justice." The big 4 accounting firms are active in the process and have already invested considerably in their legal capabilities. If the rules are loosened, the big 4 could hasten industry consolidation because current biglaw would have a hard time competing with the vast resources that those companies bring to market.
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