Monthly Archives: March 2012

Legal expense management news for March 30, 2012

ACC survey shows law departments feel increasingly empowered to demand more from their outside counsel. And The Wall Street Journal has survey highlights as well. AFA’s and discounts are a good start, but I have found that stepping back to … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for March 23, 2012

Returning after a week off for spring break….. LPM news – e-discovery vendor acquires project management software company, plans to market “capabilities of organizing and measuring work not just in e-discovery but in other areas…” U.S. and U.K. cases address … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for March 9, 2012

Public company CLO’s and GC’s, you may want to pick up a copy of a new book about your role: “Indispensable Counsel: The Chief Legal Officer in the New Reality.” It was reviewed in today’s edition of The Wall Street … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for March 2, 2012

What do clients want from their outside firms’ briefings on legal issues? Consistent with the themes we discuss with clients as part of any Right-Tasking consultantion, they “are primarily focused on the law in the context of risk and return … Continue reading

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