Bloomberg Law
Nov. 1, 2021, 7:02 AM

ANALYSIS: #Trending in 2022 for In-House Legal Departments

Karen Miller-Kuwana
Karen Miller-Kuwana
Legal Analyst

The Covid-19 pandemic has rapidly transformed the legal industry. With the start of 2022 approaching, in-house legal departments can expect to see the continuation of many pandemic-era trends, including the growth of legal operations, the transition of in-house legal departments from legal advisers to strategic business partners, the accelerated use of legal technology, and the importance of managing outside counsel and legal spend.

The Growth and Strategic Importance of Legal Ops

Bloomberg Law defines “legal operations” as a multidisciplinary approach to managing a legal organization or department that aims to improve its efficiency, productivity, and profitability. In practice, ...

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