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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Legal Project Management: A Trend at the Tipping Point

Posted in General Counsel, Legal Project Management, Legal Spend, Outside Counsel

This article, co-authored with Douglas Richardson, originally appeared at the PM Hut blog on May 13, 2010. Reprinted with permission. RFPs, AFAs and Client-driven Paradigm Shifts Tipping Point C includes such viral trends as convergence programs (in which the number of outside counsel an organization employs is examined and often sharply reduced, and in which… Continue Reading

Legal Project Management Moves In-House

Posted in Alternative Fee Arrangements, General Counsel, Legal Project Management

The message to general counsel and chief legal officers from their CEOs and CFOs could hardly be clearer: “Get the costs of your legal department under control or face the consequences. In the last decade, general corporate operating expenses have gone up about 20 percent, but overall legal costs have gone up 75 percent, far… Continue Reading