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Corporate Legal Operations Rising

The Rise of Corporate Legal Operations

The Need for Change No facet of the modern enterprise has been left untouched by the roiling forces of change that have reshaped it. Global markets, extended supply chains, changing technology and a growing regulatory environment drive transformation on an unprecedented scale. Without the right equipment in place, corporate legal departments of the past struggled […]

Businesses should take cybersecurity precautions

Cybersecurity Precautions for Businesses

(Guest Post by Maddie Davis, Enlightened Digital) The need for cybersecurity continues to increase as technology advances. Over the past few years, a number of major corporations have fallen victim to hackers due to seemingly minor oversights and a failure to properly manage vulnerabilities. While the threat of cyberattacks is always present, you can take […]

InfiniGlobe Named Mitratech Certified Partner

by Nicole Witt in Press Releases. Posted June 26, 2018 NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (June 26, 2018)–InfiniGlobe, a leader in professional legal technology consulting, today announced that it has been named a Mitratech Certified Partner. This is an important partnership that further strengthens and expands InfiniGlobe’s expert matter management services. InfiniGlobe has recognized Mitratech’s TeamConnect Legal Management platform as the leading […]

Communicating Value Between Corporate Legal and Outside Counsel

Communicating Value and Collaboration Between Corporate Legal and Outside Counsel

Creating an environment for change requires legal departments and law firms to make the business case for value-focused initiatives. In today’s current climate, that means working together across the so-called divide between corporate legal and outside counsel.   For example, rather than assuming the billing partner is communicating the client’s values to the law firm’s […]

Interacting with Outside Counsel

Interacting With Outside Counsel: It’s Not just Lawyer-Lawyer Anymore

Legal departments and law firms are not monolithic entities; they are collections of people. In past years, those people were predominantly lawyers. Headed by the general counsel, legal departments were filled with former law firm attorneys who worked directly with current law firm attorneys. The lawyer-lawyer relationship was symbiotic. Legal departments fed a steady stream […]

See how Business Intelligence enables data driven decision making

Business Intelligence: Insights at the Point of Action

“Data-driven decision making” is easier said than done. It takes a combination of strategic planning and robust technology to transform the vast amounts of raw data at our disposal into information, and transform that information into actionable insights. What Prevents Effective Data-Driven Decision Making in Legal Departments? In the tradition-bound, relationship-based legal profession, metrics typically […]

What's Value Mean When Dealing with Outside Counsel?

What’s Value Mean When Dealing With Outside Counsel?

In past years, legal departments were viewed as a cost center — the cost of doing business. In turn, legal departments had large budgets to spend on outside counsel, who were tasked with protecting the company. In that way, expectations were results oriented. Today, however, legal departments serve an increasingly important purpose of managing risk […]

The Next Frontier of Legal Operations

Webinar: The Next Frontier of Legal Operations – Planning and Building Your Ecosystem

View our first installment in a series of webinars examining the “next frontier” of Legal Operations. Discover how new technologies are opening up new opportunities and efficiencies for legal departments and the companies they serve, and how you can benefit. Brian McGovern, Mitratech Executive Director and former Legal Chief Data Officer at AIG, and Kevin Clem, […]

Legal Technology Trends from CLOC 2018

The Legal Technology Trends of CLOC 2018

CLOC Institute 2018 obviously will always hold a certain special place in our memory, but there were plenty of other reasons it was a standout gathering. The legal technology trends in evidence this year were high on that list. Some new, some old, and all of them compelling, as Legal Operations continues a rapid evolution […]

Mitratech Acquires ThinkSmart LLC to Create Industry-First, End-to-End Legal Operations Platform

Integration of ThinkSmart’s agile workflow software into Mitratech’s TeamConnect platform sets a new global standard for legal and compliance innovation and excellence LAS VEGAS (Apr. 23, 2018) – Today, Mitratech a leading provider of legal and compliance software, announced the acquisition of ThinkSmart LLC, creating an end-to-end platform designed to transform legal operations into a […]