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Bodhala CEO Raj Goyle Quoted in Inc. Magazine Criticizing Trump Administration’s Immigration Policy

2017-02-24T20:14:27+00:00

Inc. Magazine quoted Raj Goyle, co-CEO of Bodhala, in an article on the effect of the Trump Administration's immigration policy on American business.  Goyle, along with other technology industry CEOs, noted that opposition to immigration will hurt American innovation and American businesses.  Goyle said in the article: "The administration continues to get it wrong on [...]

Bodhala CEO Raj Goyle Quoted in Inc. Magazine Criticizing Trump Administration’s Immigration Policy2017-02-24T20:14:27+00:00

Want to Succeed As General Counsel? Boards and CEOs Are Looking For Business Leaders Who Happen To Have Legal Experience

2017-02-28T04:05:26+00:00

As corporate clients continue to work to reduce legal costs, general counsels are expected to take on a new role in addition to that of top lawyer: business leader. Indeed, many general counsels are now being hired for their “business judgment as well as legal skills.”  When recruiting Julie Sweet from Cravath Swaine, the then-Accenture [...]

Want to Succeed As General Counsel? Boards and CEOs Are Looking For Business Leaders Who Happen To Have Legal Experience2017-02-28T04:05:26+00:00

Glaciers Melt More Quickly Than Law Firms Get More Diverse

2017-02-27T15:51:28+00:00

As numerous outlets have reported, law is the least diverse profession in the United States.  Indeed, the problem is even more glaring at the highest levels of the profession.  Women account for only 17 percent of equity partners at firms, and only seven of the nation’s 100 largest firms have a woman as chairman or [...]

Glaciers Melt More Quickly Than Law Firms Get More Diverse2017-02-27T15:51:28+00:00

A Lesson From GE: You Can Get Fired for Sticking With That White Shoe Law Firm

2017-02-21T22:40:42+00:00

The legal profession historically had some of the most inelastic economics of any business in the world. People liked to stick with what they knew, even though what’s on the other side of the fence might have actually been greener, or just as green. Clinging to a false sense of security, when prices went up, people [...]

A Lesson From GE: You Can Get Fired for Sticking With That White Shoe Law Firm2017-02-21T22:40:42+00:00

Rate Card Theater: What Law Firms have Learned from Macy’s

2017-02-10T22:00:37+00:00

While sophisticated consumers of legal services would not equate purchasing legal services from top law firms with shopping at Macy’s and Marshall's, law firms are increasingly relying on a prized tactic of retailers: “retail theatre.” As most savvy shoppers know, retailers often give an item a very high “list price,” and then provide steep discounts [...]

Rate Card Theater: What Law Firms have Learned from Macy’s2017-02-10T22:00:37+00:00

Law Firm Discounts: If Everyone Gets One, Do they Really Exist?

2017-02-10T21:20:35+00:00

As we previously discussed, the changing business model of law has focused attention on certain key metrics that capture the economic pressures that legal providers face.  Now, we turn our attention to a metric -- discounts on law firm rates -- that is misleading as a signal of legal department efficiency.   Prior to the rise [...]

Law Firm Discounts: If Everyone Gets One, Do they Really Exist?2017-02-10T21:20:35+00:00

Key Metric #4: Law Firm Mix: How to Track Your Law Firms and Allocate Your Legal Spend

2017-01-09T20:17:41+00:00

As the market for legal services continues to change and law firms push to increase billings, savvy in-house counsel and legal operations professionals are increasingly turning to data analytics to control costs. As part of our series on key metrics that legal departments should be tracking, our final post in this series will focus on how [...]

Key Metric #4: Law Firm Mix: How to Track Your Law Firms and Allocate Your Legal Spend2017-01-09T20:17:41+00:00

Key Metric #3: Individual Partner Performance: Why Analyzing Law Firms Isn’t Enough

2017-01-09T20:16:04+00:00

As the market for legal services continues to change and law firms push to increase billings, savvy in-house counsel and legal operations professionals are increasingly turning to data analytics to control costs.  As part of our series on key metrics that legal departments should be tracking, our third post will focus on how to monitor individual [...]

Key Metric #3: Individual Partner Performance: Why Analyzing Law Firms Isn’t Enough2017-01-09T20:16:04+00:00

Key Metric #2: Law Firm Staffing: How to Create Staffing Discipline At Your Outside Firms

2017-01-09T20:15:07+00:00

As the market for legal services continues to change and law firms push to increase billings, savvy in-house counsel and legal operations professionals are increasingly turning to data analytics to control costs.  As part of our continuing series on the key legal metrics that every well-run legal department should monitor, we are discussing matter staffing. [...]

Key Metric #2: Law Firm Staffing: How to Create Staffing Discipline At Your Outside Firms2017-01-09T20:15:07+00:00

Key Metric #1: Block Billing & How Your Legal Department Can Finally Defeat It

2017-01-05T19:52:55+00:00

As the market for legal services continues to change and law firms push to increase billings, savvy in-house counsel and legal operations professionals are increasingly turning to data analytics to control costs.  As part of our series on key metrics that legal departments should be tracking, this post will focus on how to track, monitor and [...]

Key Metric #1: Block Billing & How Your Legal Department Can Finally Defeat It2017-01-05T19:52:55+00:00