Three steps to contain e-discovery costs in the e-world

Resource - 30/08/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Technology

Corporate law departments are increasingly challenged to track their e-Discovery activities and costs. In today’s metric-focused business environment, law departments should be able to answer simple questions about their e-Discovery...

HBR Consulting welcomes seasoned experts Andrew Baker and Ken Kulawiak to leadership team

News Article - 24/08/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Risk & Compliance, Technology

HBR Consulting (HBR), a trusted advisor to law firms, law departments and corporations worldwide, today announces the hiring of Andrew Baker as senior director and Ken Kulawiak as vice president of information security and technology. These...

How law libraries can meet the demands of modern law firms

Resource - 12/07/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Marketing & BD, Technology

In recent years, law firms have seen a major shift in how their libraries function. As new technology has transformed the legal space and firms face a myriad of unique challenges like mergers, employee departures and cost reductions, law library...

Taking corporate legal operations to the next level: moving from 'advanced' to 'mature'

Resource - 03/07/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Technology

This is the final article in a three-part series of blog posts designed to help corporate law departments take their operations up a notch. In ...

How top law firms are transforming their operations by thinking beyond financial reporting

Resource - 25/06/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Knowledge Management

During my recent visit to Denver for the 2018 Aderant Momentum conference, I noticed a common theme as I interacted with attendees at the...

Taking corporate legal operations to the next Level: Moving from “Foundation” to “Advanced”

Resource - 13/06/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Technology

In a previous blog post, my colleague Kevin Clem provided an overview of six unique maturity models that we laid out to participants in HBR’s educational program at CLOC’s 2018 Corporate Legal Operations Institute. Our invitation...

Three ways centralising data will improve your legal operations

Resource - 31/05/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance

Too often critical information produced by modern law departments lives in disparate systems and varying formats. The decentralisation of data makes responding to questions from general counsels (GCs) frustrating for attorneys and legal...

Taking corporate legal operations to the next level: assessing your current maturity

Resource - 30/05/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Knowledge Management

HBR Consulting had the privilege of hosting an interactive workshop at the 2018 Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) Institute that challenged participants to take their law department operations up a notch. This is the first in...

HBR Consulting expands executive team, appointing Evan Trent as COO

News Article - 16/04/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Technology

HBR Consulting LLC (HBR), a trusted advisor to law firms and corporations worldwide, is pleased to announce that Evan Trent has joined the Firm’s executive team as chief operating officer (COO), effective April 2. With deep expertise in...

Dashboards: a game changer for legal operations, according to HBR Consulting

Resource - 04/04/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Knowledge Management

Last month, I had the pleasure of moderating an excellent panel at the Consero Legal Operations Forum entitled “Dashboards & Portals: Leveraging Existing Operational Investments...

HBR Consulting elevates president Nick Quil to chief executive officer

News Article - 23/03/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

HBR Consulting LLC (HBR), a trusted advisor to law firms, law departments and corporations worldwide, is pleased to announce the elevation of president Nick Quil to the role of chief executive officer (CEO). Christopher Petrini-Poli, co-founder...

GDPR compliance: is your organisation ready?

Resource - 23/03/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Risk & Compliance

Over the course of this IG blog series, we have examined how the IG professional can align their IG program to directly support the mission and vision of their organization. Several case studies helped illustrate how this alignment allows the IG...

HBR Consulting report: Law department artificial intelligence report

Resource - 19/02/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

In the fall of 2017, HBR Consulting (HBR) conducted a series of corporate law department roundtables in cities across the country. The roundtable discussions focused on the results of the annual HBR Law Department Survey, the leading source of...

In-house counsel compensation sees steady growth for fifth straight year, according to HBR Consulting’s 2017 law department survey

News Article - 11/12/2017 : General, HBR Consulting, Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

Salaries for in-house counsel grew slightly over the past year, according to a new analysis from HBR Consulting’s (HBR) 2017 Law Department Survey. The average year-over-year increase in total compensation (base salary, cash bonus and long-...

HBR Consulting – The Billing Evolution: How far along is your firm?

Resource - 11/12/2017 : finance technology, Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, legal billing, Legal consulting, Finance, Technology

By Sharon Quaintance and Christine Indiano 

Even if your legal work is first-rate, a lack of timely and accurate billing is likely negatively impacting your firm’s profitability.

In response, firms are increasing their...