Law Department Management

Best Practices in Selecting Outside Counsel

Law departments of all sizes invariably need outside counsel on a regular or project basis.  Whether it is to fill gaps in expertise or to handle a material transaction or litigation matter, outside counsel can…


Guide to Free and Low-Cost Legal Research

What in-house counsel lawyer or law department is not under budget constraints while at the same time being required to deliver fast, high-quality legal services? Robert Ambrogi discusses a guide to free and low-cost legal…






Law Firm Discounts Defy the Laws of Physics

Do you feel that your law department is exerting a lot of pressure when seeking law firm discounts? As you can imagine, perceptions of corporate counsel and their law firm counterparts can differ. Head over…


The Productization of Legal Services

Dennis Kennedy, in-house counsel, legal tech author and podcaster, has written another thought-provoking piece that should get all lawyers thinking about how legal services can be “productized”. While private practice attorneys and professional services firms…


Insider tips to legal department transformation

As a General Counsel, do you have what it takes to effect real legal department transformation? “The role of the general counsel has evolved significantly over the last decade. Once a function limited to the…