Morrison on Metrics: Of business models and benchmarking

Comparisons of seemingly similar companies are complicated when business models are factored into the equation.

A company’s business model can significantly affect benchmark metrics for its law department. To untangle and explain those effects, however, remains a challenge for benchmark analysts in the years ahead.

One example of this draws on employees. Although I do not think that lawyers per thousand employees or total legal spending per thousand employees create formidable metrics, I want to make a different point.

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Rees Morrison

Rees Morrison, Esq. is the founder of General Counsel Metrics, LLC. Based in Princeton, NJ, Rees has for the past 25 years consulted solely to...

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