Know how you compare: The importance of law department benchmarks

Law departments can leverage benchmarking data to effectively understand its outside counsel spending levels

Law departments are no longer immune to corporate cost cuts, but there are multiple ways to contribute to the bottom line. In a six-part series, HBR Consulting will offer perspectives on ways that law departments can drive cost savings through the effective engagement of outside counsel. This first article of the series looks at how law departments can leverage benchmarking data to effectively understand its outside counsel spending levels and position itself to be the drivers in the relationship.

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Lauren M. Chung

Lauren Chung is a senior director in the Law Department Consulting Group at HBR Consulting. She works with law departments globally in the areas of...

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