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Show Me the CEO: Why GCs Value Business Impact More Than Money

Show Me the CEO: Why GCs Value Business Impact More Than Money

“If you report to anyone other than the CEO, are you really a strategic partner?” said Lexion legal chief Jessica Nguyen.
By Phillip Bantz
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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: In a Booming Legal Tech Market, Buyer (and Seller) Beware

Trendspotter: In a Booming Legal Tech Market, Buyer (and Seller) Beware

There has never before been such a plethora of legal technology options on the market. Whether or not that's a good thing, however, depends on your perspective. 
By Zack Needles

Lean Adviser GC

GC to Outside Counsel: Embrace Data, Technology to Help Me Drive Strategy

GC to Outside Counsel: Embrace Data, Technology to Help Me Drive Strategy

Technology generates data for lawyers to harness, as well as helping them to automate tasks that can be done more efficiently. So higher-value lawyers focus first on figuring out what your priorities and strategies are, and then the means to mine, analyze, and act on the data that helps deliver them.
By Lean Adviser GC

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Lessons in Leadership

Global General Counsel Reveal the Secret to Inciting Change

Global General Counsel Reveal the Secret to Inciting Change

General counsel from GSK, Colt Technology Services, KPMG UK and easyJet share their key leadership lessons to incite change in an organization.
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Title Insurance Giant First American Promotes Company Veteran to CLO

Title Insurance Giant First American Promotes Company Veteran to CLO

Lisa Cornehl joined First American in 2011 as senior litigation counsel and was promoted to deputy general counsel of litigation in 2015 and chief privacy officer in 2018.
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