According to Sue Reisinger’s post in Corporate Counsel, British Telecom GC Chris Fowler explains why metrics matter. “You can talk about facts til you are blue in the face, but it’s metrics that really make people stand up and listen.” We could not agree more. Metrics, in fact, will be a major theme at ALM’s Legal […]
LegalEye® is a Lead Sponsor of ALM’s Legal Analytics and the Business of Law Summit in New York, November 18–19 The Predictive Use of Data Driven Information to Control Costs, Save Time and Improve the Quality of the Legal Work Product Join LegalEye® President James A. Loeffler, along with General Counsel, Chief Legal Officers, COOs and […]
A recent ALM survey confirms LegalEye’s Consulting practice experience regarding the slow adoption of AFAs. We find that there is much more rhetoric about AFAs than action. The exception is with insurance carriers, who have been at the forefront of AFA adoption for the past few years. Both sides struggle with many aspects of managing the […]
An exchange during Citicorp’s 2011 Q4 Earnings Call between Brennan Hawken — UBS Investment Bank, Research Division and Citicorp CFO John C. Gerspach went like this: Brennan Hawken: Just you had said that the $2.5 billion to $3 billion decline that you expect for 2012 does not include unforeseen episodic issues. But do you bake […]
You can’t make this stuff up.
After 2 years in development, the CLM has finalized a universally accepted set of Litigation Management Guidelines for use between insurance companies and insurance defense firms. The CLM welcomes comments and questions.
Greetings from Pittsburgh, where the winter scene looks much as it did back in 1977, the last time we saw this much snow. As the weather cycle repeats itself, I’m reminded how back then, I was just a goofy little kid, thankful for the 2-hour delay St. Edward Elementary bestowed upon us after about a […]
Food giant Kraft Foods has rewarded one of its law firms for its common sense approach to reducing and controlling legal costs. This in and of itself isn’t so surprising, inasmuch as companies like DuPont, United Technologies and others have taken similar actions. The big difference is that Kraft has lauded Morgan Lewis for controlling […]