Having Proved Their Worth, Legal Ops Pros Face New Hurdles

By Michele Gorman (September 20, 2018, 8:58 PM EDT) -- While the responsibilities for legal operations professionals haven't significantly changed in the past decade, the challenges they face have substantially shifted because of the entity's increasing popularity, according to a survey published Thursday.

The Blickstein Group Inc. in collaboration with Consilio LLC designed its 10th Law Department Operations Survey to explore the growth of the legal ops function throughout the past decade.

Their first survey in 2008 found the main three hurdles faced by legal ops leaders, or LDO professionals, were identifying opportunities for business improvement and cost savings, showing the value of their position to the corporation, and obtaining funding...

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