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Legal Metrics 101: Corporate Counsel Guide to Metrics-Based Management

Patty Wise 05 / 21 / 21

Here's exactly what lawyers need to know before, during, and after downsizing.

Implementing a metrics-based legal department promotes efficiency, productivity, and value.

Legal metrics white paper

General Counsels are seeking equal representation in the companies they serve, sharing with leadership data about the important work they perform and the value they deliver.

In this paper, we present how to begin the measurement process within your legal department, the key metrics to track, and how to apply insights from your data to optimize productivity and efficiency.

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1Key takeaways from the white paper

How to begin the measurement process within your legal department


Key metrics to track


How to apply insights from your data to optimize productivity and efficiency

Legal Metrics 101: Corporate Counsel Guide to Metrics-Based Management covers the steps legal leaders should take to implement metrics tracking best practices within their departments to drive value. This paper presents how to begin the measurement process within your legal department, key metrics to track, and how to apply insights from your data to optimize productivity and efficiency.

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ROI

You can't manage what you don't measure 

KPIs

Becoming an effective and efficient business partner requires clearly defined targets — measurable key performance indicators (KPIs) that provide a benchmark to assess and evaluate progress.

About the author

Patty Wise
Patty Wise

Patty is an executive director at Legility, a leader in legal operations, where she provides executive oversight over the flexible legal talent business. Legility provides consulting, technology, managed solutions, and flexible legal talent engagement services to corporations and law firms. The company has more than 1,000 lawyers, engineers, consultants, technology and data specialists, and operational experts serving one-third of the Fortune 100 and one-quarter of the Am Law 200. Founded in 2000, Legility works with corporate legal departments and law firms to improve operational efficiency.

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