Resources related to Law Department Cost Control

Finance Articles

Date   Title Author(s)
December 1, 2000   Fees, Facts and Figures - What Lawyers are Charging and Receiving Ward Bower

Law Department Costs Articles

Date   Title Author(s)
July 31, 2008   Between A Rock and A Hard Place James S. Wilber
June 1, 2009   Cost Controls - How To Work With Outside Firms To Keep a Lid on Expenses
December 1, 2000   Fees, Facts and Figures - What Lawyers are Charging and Receiving Ward Bower
January 8, 2009   Law Department Cost Control Checklist
January 1, 2006   Law Departments: Using e-Billing to Manage Outside Counsel Costs Marci M. Krufka
October 1, 2004   Law Firm Diet: Reduce Firms - Reduce Costs?
July 27, 2009   Legal Services Procurement 101 The Two-Step Process
October 1, 2007   Sometimes You Get What You Pay For...Sometimes Not

Law Department Management and Organization Articles

Date   Title Author(s)
November 10, 2015   2015 Chief Legal Officer Survey - Summary & Analysis Altman Weil, Inc.
January 1, 2006   Law Departments: Using e-Billing to Manage Outside Counsel Costs Marci M. Krufka
October 1, 2004   Law Firm Diet: Reduce Firms - Reduce Costs?

Law Department Surveys and Reports

Date   Title Author(s)
June 30, 2009   2009 Chief Legal Officer Survey
October 20, 2010   2010 Chief Legal Officer Survey
November 29, 2011   2011 Chief Legal Officer Survey
November 5, 2012   2012 Chief Legal Officer Survey
October 23, 2013   2013 Chief Legal Officer Survey
November 4, 2014   2014 Chief Legal Officer Survey
November 10, 2015   2015 Chief Legal Officer Survey Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber
November 8, 2016   2016 Chief Legal Officer Survey Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber
November 14, 2017   2017 Chief Legal Officer Survey Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber
November 12, 2018   2018 Chief Legal Officer Survey Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber
November 12, 2019   2019 Chief Legal Officer Survey James S. Wilber
November 17, 2020   2020 Chief Legal Officer Survey James S. Wilber
December 9, 2008   Altman Weil Flash Survey: Law Department Cost Control James S. Wilber
November 8, 2013   CLO Pricing Preferences - Chief Legal Officer Survey 2013
February 8, 2016   Cutting Outside Counsel Budgets Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber
March 11, 2019   Outside Counsel Spend Forecast 2019 Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber
November 12, 2019   Recession Threat: Chief Legal Officer Survey 2019 James S. Wilber
November 4, 2010   Use of Outside Counsel: Eight-Year Trend, 2003 - 2010 Altman Weil, Inc.

Law Department Webinars

Date   Title Author(s)
March 21, 2018   Legal Operations Managers: Adding Law Department Value James S. Wilber

Law Firm Surveys and Reports

Date   Title Author(s)
December 1, 2009   Billing Rates 2010: An Altman Weil Flash Survey Thomas S. Clay

Survey and Market Research News

Date   Title Author(s)
November 12, 2018   2018 Chief Legal Officer Survey Released Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber
December 9, 2008   75% of Law Departments Face Budget Cuts in 2009
June 30, 2009   Chief Legal Officers Don't Think Law Firms Are Serious About Change
November 8, 2016   Chief Legal Officers Embrace Role as Change Agents Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber
November 10, 2015   Chief Legal Officers Focus on Costs Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber
November 4, 2014   Chief Legal Officers Wield Buying Power to Control Costs
October 23, 2013   Corporate Law Departments Focus on Cost Control
November 5, 2012   Corporate Law Departments Push New Legal Services Model
November 29, 2011   Cost Cutting Slows in Corporate Law Departments
November 14, 2017   Large and Small Law Departments Diverge on Spending, Management Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber
November 17, 2020   Law Departments React to Pandemic Disruption James S. Wilber
October 20, 2010   Law Departments Shift Money, Work In-House
November 12, 2019   Law Departments Show Caution on Hiring and Spending in 2019 James S. Wilber
December 1, 2009   Law Firms Will Raise Rates in 2010, New Survey Reports Thomas S. Clay

Survey Excerpts

Date   Title Author(s)
February 10, 2020   Law Firm Improvements and Innovations Altman Weil, Inc.

Trends in Law Departments Articles

Date   Title Author(s)
November 29, 2007   Hourly Billing: It's Business As Usual

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