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Building Networks: A Conversation with J. Kelly Hoey

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When you choose to invest your time, energy, and dollars by attending a professional event, you want it to be a good use of your time. Your definition of “worthwhile” may vary from event to event, making it difficult to discern which to prioritize, especially with an increasing variance in the number of channels through which events are delivered. Intuitively, ... Read More »

Does your mid-sized firm need a CRM? Three Things to Consider

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Does your firm have a Relationship Action Plan? Leadership and collaboration expert Keith Ferrazzi believes every organization needs one. In his bestselling and recently revised book Never Eat Alone, Ferrazzi states there is “social capital” potential within your relationships and social networks. Knowing how to cultivate and mine this potential leads to building long-term friendships and higher returns on investment. ... Read More »

Strategy and Technology Are Key Themes at this Year’s LMA Conference

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This year’s Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference promised to be the premier meeting for legal marketing and business development professionals and did not disappoint. The LexisNexis® InterAction® team had the opportunity to participate in the annual event and be part of the legal marketing conversation. One of the overriding themes in the conference was that firms needed to differentiate themselves ... Read More »

The Pulse of the Legal Industry: Changing Landscape Calls for PROactive Measures

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You don’t need me to tell you that these are some interesting times to be in the legal arena. Client demands are rising. Corporate legal departments are handling more matters in-house. Non-traditional service providers are growing their capabilities to get larger slices of the “legal pie” that law firms have considered exclusively their own. A telling indication of the current ... Read More »

Equipping Your Department to Thrive in the Modern Legal Ops World

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You hear it time and again: “Corporate legal departments must do more with less—operate smarter, faster, and more cost-effectively.” As the legal workload grows in both volume and complexity, corporate legal operations often find it challenging to keep up with the demands that define the new status quo. Responding to the needs of your department and of the business requires ... Read More »

Is Your Firm on the Road to Readiness for GDPR? This 10-Step Action Plan Will Help

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Ready or not the May 25th General Data Protection Regulations deadline is right around the corner. Whether you’re just scratching the surface on a plan to tackle requirements or putting final touches on your strategy, there are 10 key steps your firm can take to simplify GDPR compliance efforts. These steps are proven successful across many organizations—including LexisNexis. The plan ... Read More »

Top 5 Areas Mid-Sized Firms Should Prioritize 2018 Marketing Budgets

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Last year was filled with economic uncertainty for those in the legal field. Legal consultancy firm Major, Lindsey & Africa published a study that forecasts this uncertainty will carry over to 2018, along with increased pressure for firms to drive down costs and boost productivity. While the study focuses primarily on large law firms and corporate legal departments, economic ambiguity ... Read More »

A Great Start to 2018: Opportunities and Insights from Industry Trends Report

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Real-world data to help you capture opportunities for substantial impact. That is what the newest CounselLink® Enterprise Legal Management Trends Report provides to your organization. For the last six years, this unique resource has allowed legal departments to understand and get ahead of legal metrics trends. Unlike industry studies based on surveys, the data for the Trends Report is derived from ... Read More »

Don’t Get Left Behind: Implementing a Legal Department Metrics Program

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As the Director of Legal Operations for the world’s most geographically diversified casino-entertainment company, I see first-hand that my legal department faces many of the same challenges encountered by corporate law departments around the globe. Over the past 24 years, I have seen the demand for services increase considerably. To meet the demand, we have implemented several strategic initiatives in ... Read More »

Innovation in End-User Adoption: Kirkland & Ellis

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The dream We here at LexisNexis®, like most of our clients, are always looking for ideas and inspiration on how to increase end-user adoption of customer relationship management (CRM), but unfortunately, there’s no magic formula. Every firm’s culture, configuration, and business processes are different, but what is the same across all firms is the desire to streamline, centralize, and improve ... Read More »