Everything you need to know about the world of ‘new law’ models and more from Jordan Furlong

So I was asked to give a presentation about “NewLaw”. No problem at all — aside from the minor, niggling detail of figuring out what “NewLaw” is supposed to be.

Like other terms in vogue...

Budgeting and forecasting spend for legal matters is nothing new. But in the current environment of economic challenge, there is greater emphasis at many companies on corporate law department budgets. As a result of this increased scrutiny, legal departments are demanding ever more...

Hours dropped by 1.3 per cent and fees rose by 1.6 per cent for law firms' corporate clients over 2013, said the LegalView Legal Market Index.

TyMetrix, an electronic billing clearinghouse and data analytics advisory company, based the Index on the purchase of legal services by 70 large...

The “New Normal” – as they say – seems like the old normal when reading articles like the one written by Arik Press where he describes the results of the TyMetrix LegalView Legal Market Index. Fee increases were the greatest for AmLaw 200 firms. At the same time there are some firms who are...

Last October, Gartner released its first ever Magic Quadrant for “enterprise legal management” (ELM – also known as practice management for corporate legal departments). Largely speaking, I was pleased to see the company begin to cover legal technology. One thing that has stuck with me from...

Datacert, Inc., a leading global provider of enterprise legal management solutions, has appointed Shanmugam Nagappan as Senior Vice President and Managing Director, India. Based at Datacert's Asia-Pacific headquarters in Chennai, India, Nagappan has been tasked with managing all operations in...

Datacert, Inc., a leading provider of software solutions for enterprise legal, claims, and compliance departments, is a silver sponsor of the 2013 CLM Claims College, which will be held in Philadelphia, September 9-11. The CLM Claims College educates claims professionals so they can do their...

Christopher Emerson represents a new breed of law firm hire: the analytics guy.

Emerson is director of practice economics at Bryan Cave LLP, a 1,200-attorney, 27-office law firm based in St. Louis, Mo. It's his job to do figure out what a legal matter should cost Bryan Cave to handle,...

Clients are doling out less work, but paying a higher rate for it, a new TyMetrix index shows.

Even as the overall demand for legal services remained flat in the second quarter, large firms sold about 10 percent more hours to corporate clients than they did during the first three months...