2020 Chief Legal Officer Survey

Download the 2020 Chief Legal Officer Survey

For 21 years, Altman Weil's Chief Legal Officer Survey has reported on the complex and challenging job of managing a corporate law department.  This year, all of the same challenges are still in play, but they have been heightened by a pandemic that has swept the world and continues to disrupt the global economy.

In the fall of 2020, 66% of Chief Legal Officers surveyed report that their organization's revenue is down this year in response to the COVID-19 crisis, and 77% say their law department's workload is up.  These dynamics accelerate the law department's perennial problem of 'doing more with less' – but also, perhaps, create a new level of urgency and focus to make hard choices about staffing, efficiency and resource allocation to advance positive change. 

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