ACC Chief Legal Officer (CLO) 2014 Survey
January 2014 Survey
Representing more than 1,200 CLOs and general counsel from 41 countries, the ACC Chief Legal Officers 2014 Survey provides an unbiased and in-depth analysis of the highest ranking lawyers in corporate legal departments—reviewing their top concerns for the past 12 months, today, and into the future, and a prioritization of their business issues.
As the largest global survey of CLOs, the report includes an executive summary, key findings, demographics, a profile of who is serving in the CLO role today, data reporting on staffing, budgeting and compensation, and a snapshot of law departments in a variety of settings. Notable findings identified in the report reflect trends in the areas of:
Ethics and Compliance
87% of respondents believe this to be an increasingly important issue for the CLO community and other legal professionals.
Regulatory and Governmental Changes
Eighty-three percent have named this as one of the leading challenges.
Reducing Outside Legal Costs
75% of respondents reported using some type of alternative fee arrangement (AFA) such as fixed fees.
The Pro Bono Element
This year's survey revealed that 95% of respondents do not have a formal pro bono program.
May 2013 QuickCounsel
This QuickCounsel provides guidance on how legal departments can create in-house pro bono programs
Jan 2013 Wisdom of the Crowd
This Wisdom of the Crowd, compiled from questions and responses posted on the ACC Small Law Departments ...
Jan 2013 Survey
Representing 1,104 CLOs and general counsel from 36 countries, the ACC Chief Legal Officers 2013 Survey ...
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