July 19, 2016 by Bill Sowinski
Recently, I had the opportunity to share my thoughts with attendees at the Legal Marketing Association’s P3 conference in Chicago. This annual event provides a forum for firms to discuss and learn new techniques for developing a successful law practice, including the disciplines of project...Read more
June 16, 2016 by Linda Hovanec
When your legal department uses an e-billing and matter management solution, there are several key considerations that can help you to ensure maximum benefit over the long term. The majority of these are captured during implementation, but requirements can change over time. Periodically revisit...Read more
June 13, 2016 by Vince Venturella
The 2015 CLM Litigation Management Study , underwritten by Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions, provided insights into the thoughts and initiatives of claims executives across the P&C industry. I cited some of the findings at the recent 2016 CLM annual conference, where I led a session on panel...Read more
June 9, 2016
Integrating legal and enterprise technology should be a high priority for companies when planning their legal and compliance strategies, but often it isn’t. Indeed, most corporations have not combined these systems, nor have they united their governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) tools or...Read more
June 3, 2016 by Bill Sowinski
This is the last in a three-part series that addresses questionable billing practices. My first two posts focused on the top ten reports that help you identify non-compliant billing practices and getting started on improving billing practices . This final entry will help you understand how to...Read more
May 9, 2016
B ackground In order to discuss where technology for the legal department is today, and where it’s going, it helps to review where technology has been and the corresponding philosophies corporate legal departments have employed. Database technology for legal professionals has been around since the...Read more
May 3, 2016 by Michael Rasmussen
Legal Challenges in a New Era Today’s global business environment presents a broad spectrum of economic, political, social, legal and regulatory changes, which continually increase strategic and tactical complexity, and create commensurate pressures on business performance and exponential growth of...Read more
April 27, 2016 by Bill Sowinski
As I mentioned in my first blog post on this topic, corporate law departments may be negatively impacted by the inefficient practices of their law firms – from incurring unnecessary costs to experiencing poor data collection. Fortunately, new tools are helping bridge the divide and curtail the...Read more
April 15, 2016 by Greg Gosling
In March, I had the good fortune of speaking at this year’s General Counsel Roundtable event in Geneva. Organised by Development Institute International, the full-day conference provided an opportunity for GCs and other high-ranking corporate legal professionals to learn about best practices in...Read more