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 2014 Survey



2014 HBR LAW DEPARTMENT SURVEY IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!

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2013 HBR LAW DEPARTMENT SURVEY IS STILL AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!

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THE 2014 LAW DEPARTMENT SURVEY
IS NOW AVAILABLE!



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and law department metrics, or call
312.857.1426.

Key Dates

Survey Launch: February 2014

Submission Deadline:
Summer 2014
(extensions available upon request)

Report Release:
Fall 2014

Key Benefits for Participation

  • Free Executive Summary Report of the results

  • Special Discounts on the Final Reports. There is no cost or obligation to participate in the survey, but should you need data, we offer a variety of law department metrics and compensation reports.

  • Access to Law Department Consultants to talk about the results and help you apply them to your department.

 


 

 
Overview
The annual HBR Law Department Survey is conducted with General Counsel and Legal Operations Managers to gather key financial, operational, structural and outside counsel management data. The Survey addresses management topics to help legal department managers better understand and monitor their strategic initiatives. The reports provide essential qualitative and quantitative metrics that assess and benchmark law department performance.

The HBR Survey constantly attracts law departments from the world's largest corporations, across all industries. In 2013, 65% of participants were at or above the Fortune 500 level. Our diverse participant base of large global companies enables us to generate key performance metrics more attuned and comparable to your organization than any other survey.

Purchase the 2014 Survey
Released in September 2014, the 11th edition of the HBR Law Department Survey is a comprehensive analysis of the corporate legal environment.

With over 40 different reports, published by industry, revenue, assets, law department size and region, we have the data that is most comparable to your unique department.

Contact us to learn more about our report offerings and what metrics are most appropriate for your strategic initiatives.

Did you participate in the 2014 Survey? You receive special discounts on the results!

Establish a Baseline for Performance

Key Indicators

The key indicators of law department performance (law department metrics) are measures applicable to all companies: financial operational, staffing and outside counsel management

Spending Data

Inside and outside counsel spending data, spending trends and key spending metrics

Staffing Data

In-house staffing data for lawyers and law department staff, staffing trends and key staffing metrics

Law Dept. Org

Law department scope, leadership structure and reporting relationships

Work Demands

Timekeeping and corporate allocations, forecast for legal services and primary legal service providers

Cost Allocation & Mgmt.

Tracking and managing legal costs, managing legal demand and key issues

Outside Counsel Mgmt.

Relationship with outside counsel (e.g., number of matters, billing rates), alternative fee arrangements and other cost reduction strategies, legal process outsourcing and allocation of outside counsel fees across practice areas

IP Metrics

IP spending metrics, patent and trademark data

 

Overview
The annual HBR Law Department Compensation Survey is conducted with compensation and law department managers to gather key information, assessing compensation packages across the entire corporate legal function. The Survey focuses on 9 attorney levels, 3 paralegal levels, 8 levels of support staff and 13 non-lawyer professionals, across 32 practice areas.

The HBR Survey consistently attracts law departments from the world's largest corporations, across all industries. Staying competitive and attracting good legal talent is a challenge. Data from the HBR Survey will provide your organization with the tools to offer competitive compensation packages to your law department staff.

Purchase the 2014 Survey
Released in September 2014, the 11th edition of the HBR Law Department Survey is a comprehensive analysis of the corporate legal environment.

With over 40 different reports, published by industry, revenue, assets, law department size and region, we have the data that is most comparable to your unique department.

Contact us us to learn more about our report offerings and what metrics are most appropriate for your strategic initiatives.

Did you participate in the 2014 Survey? You receive special discounts on the results!

Assess Your Compensation Packages
 Staff Levels

Chief Legal Officer

General Counsel

Deputy General Counsel

Subsidiary General Counsel

Section Head

Expert Counsel

Senior Counsel

Staff Attorney

Associate Staff Attorney

Corporate Secretary

Director, Legal Management & Operations Manager of Legal Administration

Financial Manager

Information Systems Manager

Records Manager

Other Manager

Intellectual Property Professional

Contract Management Professional – Supervisor

Contracts Management Professional – Non-Supervisor

Compliance Professional – Supervisor

Compliance Professional – Non-Supervisor

Investigator

Other Non-Legal Professional

Senior Legal Assistant

Certified Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant

Legal Secretary I

Legal Secretary II

Legal Secretary III

Compensation Data

Annual Base Salary

Target Bonus

Actual Bonus

Long-Term Incentive

Total Cash Compensation

Total Direct Compensation

Total Compensation

 



 

 








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