Outside counsel guidelines have become increasingly complex, requiring companies to pay special attention to both details and trends in billing. Our editors sat down with Linda Hovanec and Matt Kivlin of Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions, to...

According to new findings in the 2017 ALM Intelligence General Counsel Up-at-Night survey, when it comes to data privacy and security, most organizations’ general counsel spend less time managing risks than their importance warrants.

Because outside law firms serve as a valued partner of...

More than ever, corporate legal departments across industries are focused on cybersecurity. The almost daily barrage of news stories about data breaches and ransomware attacks has corporate leaders feeling uneasy and compelled to take urgent action to contain risk. Unfortunately, at many...

Today’s large corporate legal and insurance claims departments are learning from their peers in purchasing and HR how to leverage technology. And they are training a new category of professionals to better manage the business of law. These legal operations professionals are under intense...

I spoke with Barry Ader, the vice president of product management and marketing for Wolters Kluwer’s Enterprise Legal Management Solutions division, which helps corporate legal departments and insurance claims divisions with their legal technology needs.

We discussed the recent release...

Law firms are not consistent on billing with few following guidelines and questions over quality, say clients.

Less than one third - just 31 per cent - are satisfied with outside counsel’s compliance with their guidelines and not a single respondent completely satisfied, according to a...

A lack of formal cybersecurity requirements for outside counsel doesn't necessarily equate to higher cyberrisks.

In the aftermath of the ransomware attack on DLA Piper, many legal departments may be reviewing their outside counsel's security protections, not just in terms of the...