Legal Technology


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    Opinion

    The legal team of one: A trail map to success

    Legal leaders should strategically drive business growth, not just handle legal issues.

    By Tim Parilla • Dec. 2, 2022
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    9 of the year’s biggest in-house legal stories

    These are the topics that have resonated the most with readers this year. 

    By Legal Dive Staff • Dec. 2, 2022
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    Making legal tech your organization's value driver

    The right technology, implemented the right way, is key for legal leaders. 

    By Legal Dive staff
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    Tech surveillance can stave off insider threats, but employers need guardrails

    In some cases, electronic surveillance practices could infringe on worker rights covered under the National Labor Relations Act.

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • Dec. 1, 2022
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    Embracing the paradigm shift: Enterprise legal management and AI

    AI is not coming for lawyers’ jobs but the most innovative legal departments are bolstering their arsenal with AI-enabled workflow management solutions.

    By Nick Whitehouse • Nov. 28, 2022
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    Companies lose surprising number of devices when employees leave

    Lost phones and laptops, among other things, and unauthorized access to cloud platforms create a liability risk and a legal headache, a report says.

    By Nov. 18, 2022
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    How Hearst uses Priori’s outside counsel decision-making platform

    Legal ops professionals at Hearst said the extensive data provided about its external counsel speed up the process of finding the right lawyers for specific tasks.

    By Nov. 16, 2022
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    Small wins help general counsel get CLM buy-in

    Naysayers can be your biggest champions for implementing a contract lifecycle management system if you show them how it helps them spend time in the way they prefer, a CLM legal chief says.  

    By Nov. 14, 2022
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    Using digital dispute resolution to manage risk better

    The data you collect can point to patterns you otherwise couldn’t see, specialists in the field say.

    By Oct. 21, 2022
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    Streaming platform features in-house leaders providing industry insights

    Prominent GCs and CLOs appear in educational series on Luminate+ covering pressing issues and trends facing legal departments.

    By Oct. 18, 2022
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    Everlaw’s CLO wants to bring the customer’s voice to the C-suite

    The former Google lawyer also plans to continue to embrace her authentic self and encourage her legal team members at the ediscovery provider to do the same.

    By Oct. 17, 2022
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    C-suite allies needed to tackle automation hesitancy: panel

    An advocacy campaign that highlights important use cases can be a critical enabler. Spotify, for example, packages automation case studies in user-friendly videos.

    By Suman Bhattacharyya • Oct. 11, 2022
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    How legal teams can use AI-powered contract playbooks

    CLM provider Ironclad says its new feature is designed to help in-house legal departments more efficiently review and negotiate contracts.

    By Oct. 10, 2022
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    Technical solutions attorney helps company tie legal tech to in-house needs

    A lawyer focused on transactional work shifted to a technical services attorney role assisting law departments with contract management.

    By Oct. 10, 2022
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    Opinion

    Recent trends make the case for digitizing legal matter management

    Inflation, remote work and synchronous tools are driving the rationale for in-house automation.

    By Jared Hostmeyer • Oct. 7, 2022
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    Legal departments want to hire tech-savvy law firms

    Companies increasingly desire outside counsel that effectively use legal technology to boost efficiency and productivity, a recent report found. 

    By Oct. 5, 2022
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    Data management a key focus of legal department transformation efforts

    Automation is also a major area of investment for in-house teams pursuing change, according to a report from the ACC and DISCO.

    By Sept. 27, 2022
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    How general counsel can help prevent data breaches

    A new tool from Commvault is designed to trick bad actors into accessing fake resources before they compromise real information.

    By Sept. 23, 2022
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    Thomson Reuters unveils new Westlaw product

    Westlaw Precision features a variety of new features to help attorneys vastly improve their legal research efforts.

    By Sept. 16, 2022
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    A CLM provider and procurement solution have joined forces

    Ironclad and Zip say their integration will protect legal departments’ time and and help companies strengthen their procurement workflows.

    By Sept. 12, 2022
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    Charging a flat fee for legal work on contracts

    A contract management company believes its alternative fee approach better incentivizes lawyer efficiency and tech usage than the billable hour.

    By Sept. 9, 2022
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    GC took carrot-and-stick approach to get CLM buy-in

    An automated contract lifecycle management system provided benefits, but even so adoption wasn’t left to chance, says Mauri Aven of Kyocera AVX.

    By Sept. 8, 2022
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    Why legal departments are hiring directors of innovation

    These officials assist with technology purchases and process improvements, among other tasks often associated with legal ops.

    By Sept. 7, 2022
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    Catching contract price increases before they occur

    By sifting through even low-dollar agreements and negotiating with vendors, GCs are saving their organizations an average of 9% of annual revenue.

    By Sept. 6, 2022
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    The power of CLM integrations for legal teams

    SirionLabs’ integration with Salesforce is one recent example of CLM providers connecting their systems with other software to boost contracting efficiency.

    By Sept. 2, 2022
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    Protecting board communications as pre-litigation discovery demands grow

    A dedicated portal is said to reduce the likelihood directors will be subject to painful requests for email or texts if a company is targeted by aggressive investors.

    By Sept. 2, 2022