Monthly Archives: December 2010

Legal expense management news – highlights for the week of December 13

This week’s theme: it was a light news week – we’ll be back with more the first week of 2011. General Counsels focus on value for money – strategies include bringing more work in-house, panel restructurings, value-adds and even services … Continue reading

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Thinking about LPO? Define “quality” first.

As I continue to talk to those active in the LPO market and think about LPO relationships, it seems to me that one of the key issues for any General Counsel considering LPO is being able to spell out what … Continue reading

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Notes from Virtual Legal Tech – Advanced Technologies Changing the Legal Industry

Attended some of the VLT sessions today. Takeaways from the Advanced Technologies discussion: – Hot topics and buzzwords for 2011: on-demand, virtual, tablets, cloud-based, VoIP, video (perhaps the most interesting one in my view), jailbreaking, green technology, MiFi – One … Continue reading

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New Right-Tasking case study

We’ve published a new case study on a recent Right-Tasking project. Please contact Jim@Right-Tasking.com for more information.

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Legal expense management news – highlights for the week of December 6

This week’s theme: pressure on rates and fees, and the BigLaw model generally, continues to build. Arbitrator cuts BigLaw fees in half due to vague invoices, excessive staffing and other issues U.K. government reacts to huge rise in legal fees … Continue reading

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Notes from the General Counsel Forum’s Annual Conference

I recently attended the General Counsel Forum’s 12th Annual Conference of General Counsel. It was an excellent, and well-attended, event. Following are my key takeaways from several of the speakers – email me at Jim@Right-Tasking.com if you would like more … Continue reading

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Global LPO Conference 2010 – notes from a virtual attendee

KPO Consultants recently sponsored the Global LPO Conference 2010 in New Delhi. I wasn’t able to attend in person, but I have now attended all of the sessions “virtually.” Following are my key takeaways – email me at Jim@Right-Tasking.com if … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news – highlights for the week of November 29

This week’s theme: 2010 was a so-so year for BigLaw D.C. BigLaw says 2010 demand was flat Hours down, net income up, California and NY firms prosper, according to Wells Fargo and Citibank Pangea3 acquisition signals “The New Normal of … Continue reading

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