Without question, the role of “legal operations professional” is a growing field among corporate legal departments. However, with more companies hiring individuals to perform specific legal operations roles, there are still a large number of corporate legal departments that do not have a legal operations team.
Many companies have found that investing in a legal operations team is a self-funding activity due to the successful implementation of cost savings initiatives. In addition, companies find they are able to implement more efficient processes, be better equipped to mitigate risk, and be more capable of providing the business intelligence that executives need to make strategic decisions.
For general counsel looking to build a legal operations team, or those that would like to improve the abilities of their current team, this whitepaper lays out a six-step approach to successfully develop, structure and grow your legal operations function.