Corporate Counsel Seek Ways To Demonstrate Value

Law360, New York (October 12, 2009, 4:59 PM EDT) -- The value of a legal department can't always be quantified. But in a time of belt tightening, it's crucial for corporate counsel to take time to demonstrate how they're contributing to the bottom line, experts said.

“Lawyers are not the most process-oriented group in terms of trying to track and trace their work, but as costs have become more and more important, law departments are increasingly asked not only to demonstrate that they are controlling outside counsel costs but also that they are providing value,” said...
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