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“What Tech-Savvy General Counsel Know That You Don’t: From Digital Naïve to Digital Native” – A Law Department Guide to Modern Technology

By Scott Rosenberg – Unbiased Consulting For global general counsel, the proper administration and development of IT make up an area of management oversight which needs both focus and understanding. Technology continues to gain importance for legal departments as a primary instrument for ensuring collaboration, sharing knowledge, achieving efficiency, controlling cost, mitigating risk, measuring performance …

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How Firms Can Prep Now For Future Drop In Demand

See Emma Cueto’s timely Law360 article on How Firms Can Prep Now for Future Drop in Demand. Law360 (October 22, 2021, 3:06 PM EDT) Dan Safran, Unbiased Consulting President/CEO, said ” firms should also be looking for ways to do more with the attorneys and staff they have by improving efficiency, especially with staff and business …

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Mid-Law Advised To Mind Its Metrics To Keep Up With BigLaw

See Emma Cueto’s timely Law360 article on Mid-Law Firms Weigh How To Retool Offices For Attys’ Return. Law360 (March 16, 2021, 4:50 PM EDT) Dan Safran, Unbiased Consulting President/CEO, says that while larger law firms have become quite sophisticated in their analytics and data leverage, mid-sized firms can also find data analytics to be invaluable to …

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Building Law Firm Capabilities

By: Michael Lowe, Unbiased Consulting Introduction The Chief Knowledge Officer at a top firm recently asked me why I thought the same topics come up every year at legal conferences and in legal publications – alternative fee arrangements (AFAs), legal project management, legal process outsourcing, etc.  His implication was that firms must not be successfully …

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Mid-Law Weighs Big Changes To Staffing Post Pandemic

See Emma Cueto’s focused article on Mid-Law Weighs Big Changes To Staffing Post Pandemic Law360 (February 9, 2021, 4:25 PM EST) Dan Safran, Unbiased Consulting President/CEO, states that “Being remote provides a new set of opportunities. The question, is how firms will respond. Per the article: “‘Another popular idea firms are considering is changing the model …

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Mid-Law Firms Weigh How To Retool Offices For Attys’ Return

See Emma Cueto’s timely Law360 article on Mid-Law Firms Weigh How To Retool Offices For Attys’ Return. Law360 Pulse (January 28, 2021, 4:38 PM EST) Dan Safran, Unbiased Consulting President/CEO, weighs in with his view that law firms need to move quickly to re-engineer and redesign their real estate portfolio, in advance of office re-openings. “Safran …

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Deploying a High Value and High Performance Information Technology Function within in Today’s (and Tomorrow’s) Law Firm

Developing and maintaining a high performance Information Technology (IT) function within a law firm is not easy, especially these days.  As the reader knows, we are experiencing unprecedented, highly disruptive changes in the present day legal market.  The following is intended to provide a model for your own journey. Before reading forward, please recognize a …

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