Surveys & Rankings
It's been a long, difficult few years for U.S. corporate legal departments. In the wake of the financial crisis and the Great Recession, many general counsel had to make painful cuts to their ranks and tighten their purse strings. But that might just be over.
The high stakes that companies faced, and the constant barrage of suits, kept law firms' patent practices busy, according to results from our "2013 Patent Litigation Survey," which ranks law firms according to how many federal district court patent suits they handled in 2012.
We conducted our first survey of law departments to find out whether they've made the leap to outsourcing, where they're sending work, what kind of work they outsource, what motivated them, and how they feel about the results.
In our annual survey of which law firms are being hired as outside counsel to the Fortune 500 companies, U.S. law departments struggle to find their footing and Europe's lawyers lead the way.
In our annual list of the highest-paid Fortune 500 general counsel, top company lawyers get a raise after a couple of rough years.
Our annual survey of the technology issues facing in-house counsel survey finds benefits—and security risks—in the BYOD movement.
The 2013 winners of our annual Best Legal Departments competition all have one trait in common: they are really, really passionate about the work they do.
"Corporate Counsel: Agenda 2013," a report by ALM Legal Intelligence, shows general counsel grappling with questions about forging strategic partnerships with company leaders and creating a culture of compliance.
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