May 9th, 2017 to May 11th, 2017

The 2017 CLOC Corporate Legal Operations Institute will once again feature over 50 content-rich sessions, a large exhibit hall and numerous networking opportunities including receptions and meals.  The CLOC Institute is not only the largest gathering of Legal Operations professionals in the world, but also the only event that brings the entire corporate legal ecosystem together.  We look forward to seeing you there.

Law Firm Rates and Trends:  Are you getting what you pay for? 

Tuesday, May 9th @ 4:30pm-5:30pm
Grand Ballroom 4

Information is powerful – use it to better negotiate rates, develop credible matter budgets and efficient staffing plans, as well as manage legal services effectively. Join us to explore billing tendencies of law firms and learn the metrics that your department can implement to gain insight into which firms are complying with guidelines and those that you need to discuss potential issues with. In addition, see how to incorporate market benchmark information into your operations to evaluate firms.


  • Linda Hovanec, Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions

Best Practices to Using Data & Analytics to Drive Smart Business Decisions

Wednesday, May 10th @ 9:45-10:45am
Grand Ballroom 4

Data doesn’t have to be overwhelming. When you harness the power of data and metrics to create visualizations and dashboards, you are able to gain visibility into key priorities to make better decisions faster. Join this session to learn where to start, from what metrics are most impactful to best practices when it comes to data visualization and dashboard design.


  • Margie Sleboda, Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions
  • Jennifer Carsley, International Paper
  • Tom Orrison, Microsoft