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4 Strategies to Improve the ROI of Your Legal Spend
After several years of hefty workloads and backlogged projects, in-house law departments appear to have carried do-more-with-less directives as far as they can. Recognizing the
Legal Risks Exposed by Solarwinds Case
Many of the cases arising from the 2020 SolarWinds data breach incident stem from the allegation that the software management services company ” … [utterly
Two Ways That COVID-Era Sentiment Creates Hiring Challenges for Law Departments
Watershed moments like the pandemic influence every aspect of our lives, right down to the motivations behind our career decisions. Yet the impact is not
SIA Discusses Attorney Diversity And Shortage with Assigned Counsel, Inc.
The legal profession struggles to retain attorneys with diverse experiences and backgrounds. The American Bar Association (ABA) reports that only 15% identify themselves as racial
3 Questions (And Answers) to Improve Conversion Strategies with Temporary Staff
Engaging temporary attorneys for a wide variety of legal work and assignments can be an efficient and cost-effective method of maintaining productivity whenever your corporate law department
Retaining Top Legal Talent
Burnout among the general workforce—and lawyers especially—might have passed the point of no return. In a recent poll conducted by Monster, 95% of American workers
Then & Now: How the Legal Industry Has Changed Since 1992
A lot can change in 30 years. The world went from carbon paper copies (what a mess!) to electronic contracts, reems and boxes of paper
Lawyer Burnout Is Unacceptably High. Here’s What to Know and How to Improve Your Team’s Mental Health
Long hours, exhausting caseloads, eroding personal boundaries, and high workplace burnout. Many corporate attorneys cite these and other stress-inducing factors as their reasons for leaving
How Remote Hiring Practices for Law Departments Can Help Control Costs
The initial shock of the pandemic caused plenty of law firms and corporate law departments to make tough decisions about their budgets. Some resorted to
Remote Operations Are Here to Stay. Here Is How Your Law Department Management Should Adapt
When the world shifted from commercial work spaces to home offices, most in the legal industry didn’t expect changes to last more than several months.