Metrics That Every Legal Department Should Track: Metric 4 – Spend by Matter Type and Business Unit

Apr 8, 2014 By: Patrick Johnson

Understanding the area of practice that your legal department’s spend is being generated is vital to properly allocating your resources.

Top Ten Ways Technology Can Help Attorneys in Small Legal Departments Save Time and Reduce Risk

Jan 14, 2014 By: Patrick Johnson

Attorneys in small legal departments face additional challenges not faced by attorneys in large legal departments, which can be mitigated through the use of technology.

Metrics That Every Legal Departments Should Track: Metric 3 – Outside and inside spending as a percentage of company revenue

Jun 21, 2013 By: Patrick Johnson

Today we’ll talk about a fairly specific metric to track, the combination of outside and inside spending as a percentage of company revenue. I like this metric a lot. One reason I like it is that this is a sleeper stat; in my experience, very few legal departments are tracking this but it has the potential to add a great deal of value.

Metrics that Every Legal Department Should Track: Metric 2 – Staff Workload Metrics

Apr 18, 2013 By: Patrick Johnson

This is Part II in a series discussing the 10 powerful metrics that all corporate counsel should use to manage their legal

Metrics That Every Legal Departments Should Track: Metric 1 – Spend to Budget

Apr 12, 2013 By: Patrick Johnson

This is Part I in a series discussing the 10 powerful metrics that all corporate counsel should use to manage their legal