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Law Firms' New Person To Fear: The Legal Ops Director

Law360, Chicago (June 3, 2015, 9:26 PM EDT) -- With the cost pressures on general counsel as strong as ever, corporate in-house legal operations managers recognize their mounting relevance and influence in law departments today, and GCs say they’re key players in an evolving legal market.

At an Association of Corporate Counsel forum Wednesday that kicked off the organization’s new legal operations section, GCs and legal ops professionals spoke to nearly 200 attendees about their role and duties within their companies and the way they’re driving innovation and putting law firms under the microscope.

“With the legal operations function taking on more importance and general counsel under cost pressures, you...

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