Controlling Costs

A collection of legal spend management resources your in-house team can use to control outside counsel costs.


Here Are the Reports Your CFO Wants to See From The Legal Department

A chief financial officer (CFO) plays both scorekeeper and strategist for the business. They work with each…


Alternative Fee Arrangements Explained (Examples & Suggestions)

Hourly billing has been the dominant financial model for the legal profession for generations. But more and…


Realistic Ways to Reduce Outside Counsel Spend

Cost control is the metric most companies analyze first when evaluating legal department performance. And since the…


Rules to Remember When Enforcing Legal Billing Guidelines

Effective legal billing guidelines can fundamentally transform your law firm relationships. They have the power to push…


Legal Spend Analytics: 3 Simple Reports With Serious Impact

From sticky notes to spreadsheet cells to automated algorithms, there’s a wide range of sophistication when it…