Legal operations executives seamlessly blend the business, processes, and persons of legal teams to support these departments in protecting and growing their companies. Serving in this position is no easy task, requiring a multidisciplinary set of skills, including strategic planning, legal data analytics, tool investments, and vendor management. As a result, legal operations executives are leading the way in the modernization of today’s corporate legal department.
Consero developed its 2020 Corporate Legal Operations Report in connection with its annual Corporate Legal Operations Forum, which took place in December 2019. This forum focused on senior-level LO executives from companies with revenues in excess of $500 million. Consero conducted a 10-question survey at the event, collecting responses from 45 participants. The results below provide a brief glimpse into the issues and opportunities facing these executives today.