Gone are the days when conference programs featured sessions on the value of the law department. General counsel explained why business units should be encouraged to call on their lawyers more regularly, and definitely earlier, in the conduct of business.
I recently attended the National Conference of the CCCA. Unsurprisingly, there were several sessions that dealt with some aspect of innovation in legal services.
Most legal software companies and specialty consulting firms populating the legal services universe will release white papers from time to time to raise their profiles and announce new products and services. Quovant (formerly Legal Bill) is a Nashville-based company offering software solutions, data analytics and advisory services to both law firms and corporate law departments.
Altman Weil has produced the Annual Chief Legal Officer Survey since 2000. The 2018 findings were recently released. CLOs and GCs do not find enough time to read their trade literature. Some of the highlights found in the 8-page summary are noteworthy.