GCs Hire Operations Pros In Push To Rein In Costs

Law360, New York (January 15, 2014, 7:41 PM EST) -- With the bar rising for corporate general counsel to put their legal dollars to good use, an increasing number of law departments at Fortune 500 companies are creating a new in-house role to help manage everything from outside counsel lists to contract templates, experts told Law360.

Although titles and responsibilities vary by company and industry, the emerging position of legal operations head in law departments has become a key driver of the larger push among in-house departments to operate as efficiently as any other part of...
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