Legal department value is not something easily quantifiable or explainable, but it is critical to demonstrating how important in-house counsel are to their organizations. Need help? Sterling Miller comes to the rescue once again, and don’t forget to read other views on the topic.
“If there is one question in-house lawyers ask me the most, it’s this: how do I show the value of the legal department? Boy, do I feel your pain. Having sat in the general counsel chair several times, if there is anything more elusive than the answer to this particular question, I’d like to know what it is. Sasquatch? The meaning of life? Why people eat New York-style pizza? These dazzling riddles are all child’s play next to the Mount Everest of enigma presented by the topic
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