Resources related to Outside Counsel Management

Law Department Costs Articles

Date   Title Author(s)
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?
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.
September 3, 2009   Effective Management of Outside Counsel: Tools of the Trade
November 4, 2016   Five Techniques for Selecting and Managing Outside Counsel Without Upsetting the Applecart James S. Wilber
January 1, 2006   Law Departments: Using e-Billing to Manage Outside Counsel Costs Marci M. Krufka
March 4, 2016   Law Firm - Law Department Collaboration Ward Bower
Thomas S. Clay
James D. Cotterman
Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber
October 1, 2004   Law Firm Diet: Reduce Firms - Reduce Costs?
October 1, 2007   Sometimes You Get What You Pay For...Sometimes Not

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
March 4, 2016   Clients Rate Law Firms' Efforts to Understand Them Altman Weil Surveys
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 4, 2010   Use of Outside Counsel: Eight-Year Trend, 2003 - 2010 Altman Weil, Inc.
October 7, 2013   Who Has the Harder Job? 2013 Chief Legal Officer Survey Preview

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)
March 4, 2016   Clients Rate Law Firms' Efforts to Understand Them Altman Weil Surveys

Strategy and Management Articles

Date   Title Author(s)
March 4, 2016   Law Firm - Law Department Collaboration Ward Bower
Thomas S. Clay
James D. Cotterman
Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber

Survey and Market Research News

Date   Title Author(s)
November 12, 2018   2018 Chief Legal Officer Survey Released Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber
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
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
May 9, 2007   Top General Counsel React to Recent Associate Salary Increases

Survey Excerpts

Date   Title Author(s)
October 1, 2004 Hiring (and Firing) Outside Counsel - Charts from Law Department Management Benchmarks Survey Law Department Management Benchmarks Survey
February 10, 2020   Law Firm Improvements and Innovations Altman Weil, Inc.
March 9, 2018   Why Do Clients Switch Law Firms? Chief Legal Officer Survey 2017

Trends in Law Departments Articles

Date   Title Author(s)
April 1, 2009   "We Hire the Lawyer, Not the Law Firm" - Really?
July 1, 2001   Chief Legal Officers Continue Raising the Bar for Law Firm Performance
June 1, 2002   Law Firms on the Chopping Block

Trends in Law Firms Articles

Date   Title Author(s)
April 1, 2009   "We Hire the Lawyer, Not the Law Firm" - Really?

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