Jeffrey Solomon of ELM Solutions explains how well-deployed data analytics can help in-house counsel better serve their companies by managing matters more strategically. Continue Reading Data Analytics Drive Value for Corporate Law Departments
Kris Satkunas of LexisNexis CounselLink talks about the increasing prevalence of “maturity models,” and how companies can take full advantage of the insights and efficiencies they provide. Continue Reading A Maturity Model with a Difference – Achieving Decision-Making Excellence
Recently appointed chair Sam Ranganathan shares his hopes and goals for the future of the group. Continue Reading ACC Legal Operations – New Leadership Looks to the Future
The Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) conducts a number of initiatives focused on pursuing solutions for key issues affecting legal departments. One of these is the Legal Project Management (LPM) initiative.
LexisNexis’ Kris Satkunas looks at data-driven insights into legal departments’ billing and law firm consolidation activities.
CCBJ: The LexisNexis annual CounselLink report has become a useful benchmarking tool for legal departments. Tell us a little about its history and how it’s being used. Continue Reading Benchmarking Spurs Creative Thinking on Fees
Thomson Reuters recently released the first edition of a new semiannual report focused on legal department operations. It’s called the Legal Tracker LDO Index Benchmarking & Trends Report, which puts it squarely under the company’s e-billing and matter management brand, Legal Tracker. (Tracker evolved out of Thomson’s 2010 acquisition of Serengeti and has become the most widely used e-billing platform in the world.)
Article by Jeanne Somma / RVM Enterprises, Inc.
How we manage e-discovery is an ever-evolving thing. As the landscape changes, new trends constantly emerge that alter the way that corporations, law firms and service providers operate. Constant change is expected and necessary, given that data volumes continue to skyrocket. Coupled with stagnating and even declining litigation budgets, this means that the industry is ripe for yet another round of evolution.
Corporate legal departments have answered the call for change and realize that they must find new ways to control soaring costs. By thinking about where they came from, these departments have realized that years of litigation have given them one precious thing that may help – enough historical data to build tracking and prediction methods for the future.
The challenges associated with board oversight duties in “crisis situations,” and related expectations regarding director attentiveness, are highlighted in a Wall Street Journal article concerning Theranos. It serves as a reminder of the valuable role that general counsel can play in supporting the ability of directors to satisfy these duties and expectations.
Interview with Frank A. Segall and Scott H. Moskol /Burns & Levinson
Frank A. Segall and Scott H. Moskol co-chair the cannabis business advisory group at Burns & Levinson, where they have built an unusual practice helping individuals and companies involved in the marijuana industry navigate the complex and rapidly changing legal and business environment. MCC talked to them about the growth and opportunities in this new area of the law. The interview was edited for style and length.
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel invites you to participate in a Complimentary Webinar on Tuesday, May 23rd at 11:00am EST to learn about 10 Key Considerations When Selecting an e-Billing and Matter Management Solution.
Today more than ever, corporate legal departments are looking to do more with less. Managing invoices manually, tracking matters in spreadsheets, or using disparate point solutions that each solve a single problem, will no longer be sustainable practices.
This webinar, led by Kevin Caulfield and Lisa Weremeichik of Wolters Kluwer, will help those involved in corporate legal software and vendor selection better understand the benefits of e-Billing and Matter Management technology, and identify and explore the key considerations when choosing a system for your business.
By attending this webinar, you’ll come away with:
- Insight on the value of an integrated e-Billing and Matter Management system
- Best practices on getting started with your investment
- Key product and vendor considerations when choosing a system
- Those who register will also receive a link for on-demand viewing in case you are unable to attend the live event.
We welcome you to forward this invitation to any of your colleagues who may find it to be of interest.
Title: 10 Key Considerations When Selecting an e-Billing and Matter Management Solution.
Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time