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Optimizing the Legal Spend: A Better Approach for GCs

Optimizing the Legal Spend: A Better Approach for GCs

Given the current state of law firm economics and the surge in demand for legal services, those in charge of corporate legal departments would be wise to reframe their fiscal mandates. Instead of looking to take a hatchet to their budgets for outside counsel, GCs should be focused on optimizing the legal spend and viewing their lawyers and law firms as assets to be leveraged. But how can GCs derive a return on their legal spend investments?
By Seth Darmstadter

Beyond the Mission Statement

Trendspotter: Legal Departments, Lit Funders Home in on Origination Credit to Keep Firms Honest About Diversity

Trendspotter: Legal Departments, Lit Funders Home in on Origination Credit to Keep Firms Honest About Diversity

Clients and—in at least one instance—litigation funding companies are increasingly using their considerable leverage over law firms to create incentives and accountability around origination credit, which has emerged as a key to attracting and retaining diverse attorneys.
By Zack Needles

Lean Adviser GC

GC to Outside Counsel: Horizon Scan and Advise Through a Business Lens

GC to Outside Counsel: Horizon Scan and Advise Through a Business Lens

In a recent survey of global general counsel, 90% said there needs to be improvement among outside counsel in providing tailored, bespoke advice. To do this, your outside provider needs a clear understanding of how the business operates, and the imagination to tailor the advice through that lens.
By Lean Adviser GC

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Lessons in Leadership

How to Develop Your Organization's 'North Star' and Lead Cultural Transformation

How to Develop Your Organization's 'North Star' and Lead Cultural Transformation

Matthew Newman, General Counsel for Royal Mail discusses with CCA the biggest challenges of taking over a different function within an organization. He also outlines the cultural transformation that the Royal Mail has recently been through and highlights that the secret to success is developing an organization's North Star.
By Abigail Harris

Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL)

Engineering Firm KBR Hires Well-Traveled Attorney as General Counsel

Engineering Firm KBR Hires Well-Traveled Attorney as General Counsel

Sonia Galindo will take the legal reins of a company that last year shifted its focus to providing technology services. It previously was best known as a defense and aerospace contractor.
By Trudy Knockless

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10/25/2021
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Shapiro Croland Reiser Apfel Di Iorio, LLP Take Pleasure in Announcing that Megan Hodes & Elizabeth Rackley Desalvo have Joined the Firm as Associates


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