When corporate directors are doing their homework ahead of board meetings, they’re unlikely to rush over to the company’s legal department for help, according to a new study.

“That should be a little bit of a wake-up call for legal teams, that they’re not the first group that comes to mind for directors, which I’m sure is not comforting news for the legal team,” said Dottie Schindlinger, executive director of the Diligent Institute.

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