Analytics on the Rise

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.

The new EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) – Why information governance is critical to risk management and compliance – By Ronke Ekwensi and Joy Saphla

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.

Why openness is a must to become an employer of choice for Millennials. Learn more in the third installment of our Inside Counsel series.

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.

The new EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) – Why information governance is critical to risk management and compliance – By Ronke Ekwensi and Joy Saphla

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.

Extending the Law Department with Alternative Service Providers

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.

Want to attract more Millennials? Check out the second installment of this Inside Counsel series written by our own Devdeep Ghosh and Ally Klein

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.

The biggest competition to your law firms? You!

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.