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The New and Evolving Legal Department Operations Role

The New and Evolving Legal Department Operations Role

Note:  This post was originally written by Mike Haysley.  Corporate legal operations manager or director is one of the most important new legal roles emerging in corporate legal departments. From the emergence of e-billingin the early 2000’s, to the explosion of eDiscovery around 2005-2006, to the expansion of financial and accounting practices and controls following the 2008 economic collapse, law ... Read More »

8 Distinctive Characteristics of the Billion Dollar Legal Department

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Looking across the entire sample in the 2013 Law Department Metrics Benchmarking  – the data indicates corporate legal departments employ roughly 8.3 fulltime employees, including 4.7 attorneys in the corporate legal department for every $1 billion in revenue. This looked like an interesting segment of the survey sample, so we drilled down on the data specific only to those respondents from largest companies.  Twenty-eight survey respondents ... Read More »