Historically, data analytic capabilities have exceedingly outpaced lawyers’ willingness to use them for eDiscovery. The Coalition of Technology Resources for Lawyers’ (CTRL) Advanced Analytics Research Survey results are suggesting, however, that analytics are finally being accepted as a mainstay and used in most legal departments.
Today we continue our discussion regarding the upcoming GDPR changes and the implications for global companies. This is the second part of a three-part series and you can view the first part here.
Successful relationships, both personally and professional, have to be built on a solid foundation of trust and open communications. This concept seems to be even more important with millennials as the lines of communications have expanded and multiplied over the years.
This week we kick off a new series of blogs written by our own Joy Saphla and guest author Ronke Ekwensi. Over the coming weeks we will analyze the upcoming GDPR changes and what impact they will have on global companies.
Earlier this week, Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute, in partnership with the Georgetown University Law Center for the Study of the Legal Profession and the University of Oxford Said Business School, released a fascinating study of Alternative Legal Service Providers. According to the study, 60 percent of corporations are already using alternative legal service providers, and an additional 14 percent of corporations are planning to use one in the coming year.
By 2020, millennials will make up a majority of the American workforce. And as many have seen, there is clear evidence that this generation is already a causing a shift in not only how work is done, but also in where and when work is done, especially when it comes to going mobile.
Last week in this space we took a look the surprising (well, not to us) dichotomy between the demand for legal services generated by law departments and the demand seen by big law firms. This week, we take a look at an equally interesting paradox pointed out by Forbes contributor Mark Cohen: Law firm profits per partner continue to rise, despite the lack of demand at their firms.