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Catching The Wave: Legal Technology Spend at $3 Billion and Growing

This fall, Mitratech commissioned a comprehensive third-party survey of the domestic legal technology landscape. Our goals? To understand the trends impacting the legal technology landscape, the size of the legal technology market, and the growth rates across each segment of that market. Specifically, we wanted to answer: What are the trends impacting the legal landscape […]

10 Ways to Transform Your Legal Department: A Blueprint for Becoming The Best-Run Business Unit in the Organization

In the wake of the economic recession, many corporations have faced increased scrutiny into their financial decisions. Higher expectations, decreased budgets, and a growing workload are prevalent in every function of the organization, but legal departments have experienced the greatest shift in these dynamics over the past decade. This disruption has become the catalyst for much […]

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: A 6-Step Health Check for your Organization’s Data Privacy Program

In your organization, who owns the responsibility of managing data privacy and security risks?  One of the biggest misconceptions surrounding today’s data privacy and security challenges is that the responsibility lies solely with an individual function, usually thought to be either the legal department or information technology department. The truth is, data protection is the […]

Embracing Disruption: Six Innovations Moving Legal Departments Up the Value Chain

The most successful legal departments are capitalizing on disruption in the industry to drive meaningful results through six sustainable innovations that create improved efficiency and increased business value: Hiring non-lawyers to manage the business of the legal department Creating efficiencies through robust knowledge management practices Improving legal sourcing through data-driven decision-making Funding litigation with outside […]

Putting the “Pro” in Legal Process Optimization: Why Strong Legal Operations and Processes are Mandatory for Best-Run Legal Departments

By focusing on building strong operational infrastructure and optimizing processes, legal departments can realize quantifiable efficiency savings, improve relationships with business partners, and lower business risk. Learn how legal departments from the American Bar Association, British American Tobacco, and other companies have used legal operations to become best-run departments. Learn more by downloading our white […]

At the Intersection of Legal and Compliance: The Opportunity for General Counsel to Meet Increasingly Complex Compliance Requirements and Lower Business Risk

In an increasingly complex compliance environment, the role of the corporate legal department and the General Counsel is constantly evolving. As compliance demands expand in both quantity and financial impact, compliance and regulatory issues are at the forefront as a top priority for GCs. To better understand the impact that increasing compliance challenges are having […]