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Reducing Your Firm's Carbon Footprint Requires Digitizing Your Records

By Parviz Rezvani, ABI |

A switch to electronic records can save time and money while reducing a law practice's carbon footprint.

Grading Legal on Operational Excellence

By Rebekah Mintzer |

HBR Consulting knows the difficulty legal departments have evaluating their processes. At CLOC, group leaders will try to help operations professionals make the grade.

Buying or Upgrading Practice Management Software? 4 Things to Know

By Ian Lopez |

Implementing practice management tools can be a pain. Here are some considerations when making the move.

A Perfect Global Storm: In-House Leaders See Rough Waters, Similar Challenges

By E. Leigh Dance, Global Counsel Leaders Circle |

These six conclusions of one survey, including the increasing focus on technology and IT, say that change is here for in-house counsel.

What Companies Can Demand From Law Firms on Data Security

By C. Ryan Barber |

The Association of Corporate Counsel on Wednesday released its first set of model cybersecurity practices to help corporate legal departments ensure that outside firms safeguard their company's confidential information. Since 2014, the percentage of top in-house lawyers characterizing data breaches as "extremely" important rose from 19 percent to 26 percent this year.

What Companies Need to Know About California Privacy Risk Mitigation

By Lothar Determann, Baker & McKenzie |

Companies should implement a privacy compliance program (or add California privacy law considerations to an existing program). Here's what they should entail.

Working In-House? Guess What--You're an IT Person, Too, Now

By Sue Reisinger, Corporate Counsel |
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Atlanta’s Emerging Legal Tech Scene: UnitedLex’s Down-South Data Center

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

In this series, reporter Gabrielle Hernandez catches us up on developments on the latest legal technology hub.

In-House Lawyers Want New Tech but Can't Get the Funding

By Jennifer Williams-Alvarez |

A report from law firm Eversheds and market researcher Winmark Ltd found 64 percent of in-house counsel cite budget as a barrier to technology.