Keith Maziarek, director of pricing and legal project management at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, and Justin Ergler, director of alternative fee intelligence and analytics at GlaxoSmithKline, discuss the evolving nature of legal operations and management, the new face of negotiations between law firms and corporate clients, and the collaborative nature of their jobs.

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Jonah Paransky, executive vice president of Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions, discusses the ways that the role of general counsel has evolved in recent years to accommodate the growing emphasis on legal ops, and how new technology can help legal departments maximize their impact while minimizing costs.

Continue Reading As ELM Platforms Mature, Law Departments Gain Ground On Business Goals

We’ve met with more than 50 clients in the past 12 months and have enjoyed a front seat to the transformation happening across legal departments. Our meetings have reinforced that CLOC’s 12 core competencies are not stagnant and continue to evolve in their application and impact. Here is a taste of what we are seeing you all accomplish. You can use these to plan your next project, benchmark with your colleagues, and to continue to show the value that you bring to your legal departments and companies.

Continue Reading Evolution of CLOC Core Competencies: Observations from a Maturing Market

Greg Morical, vice president, general counsel and secretary of Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P., and Tabitha Meier, partner and co-chair of the compliance team at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, discuss the various ways outside counsel can help companies get their compliance programs up to snuff.


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Rena Verma discusses trends in recent M&A activity and the growing assignment of Chief Transformation Officers to oversee the integration of various functional and operational units, along with the continued development of Integration Management Offices to ensure day-one readiness.
Continue Reading Integration Considerations for Achieving Strategic Objectives