INVEST, STRATEGIZE, AND MAXIMIZE: 2015 MANTRA FOR CORPORATE COUNSEL

Last year may not have marked a paradigm shift in how corporate legal departments are managed, but it certainly cemented a message first sent in 2009: GCs and CLOs are more aware of and being more judicious with their dollars. 6 key findings from BTI’s 15th Annual Survey of General Counsel and Legal Decision Makers point to a realignment and reinvestment in the internal legal department, including:

  • Corporate legal departments bringing more than $1 billion in-house
  • Litigation still dominating legal budgets, but better cost control and new needs change the game
  • Spending surges on proactive tactics to keep risk—and exposure—down
  • Legal department headcounts soaring
  • The exceptional law firms serving GCs best

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Corporate Legal Departments Increase
Total Headcount 27% Over the Past 3 Years

BTI Legal Spending and Staffing Benchmarks 2015: Strategies for Managing Legal Departments

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