Austin Hyde


Austin serves as a director in the Strategy + Operations practice at HBR Consulting (HBR). For over a decade, Austin has provided consulting services to corporate legal departments and law firms and has led various initiatives focused on cost savings and operational improvement. The main focus of his work includes outside counsel management, internal resource optimization, process improvement, and law department analytics and benchmarking.

Prior to joining HBR, Austin worked at Huron Consulting Group in their legal consulting practice.

Austin graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in business management and administration.

Austin and his family recently switched coasts by relocating from New York City to San Diego. Looking back, some of his favorite moments in NYC include playing basketball in Madison Square Garden, being spotlighted on Humans of New York (@humansofny), and trying thousands of different dives across Manhattan.

Contact Info

(917) 841-6680

Latest from Austin Hyde

Tips for Law Firms Participating in an RFP Process for a Preferred Outside Counsel Program (Preferred Outside Counsel Program Part III)

Senior manager Austin Hyde addresses common misconceptions and offers tips for law firms on how to…

Insights for Companies Seeking to Optimize Their Preferred Outside Counsel Program (Preferred Outside Counsel Program Part II)

Senior manager Austin Hyde explains how law departments that have already created preferred outside…

Four Lessons for Companies Planning a Preferred Outside Counsel Program (Preferred Outside Counsel Program Part I)

In his recent blog post, senior manager Austin Hyde shares advice for companies planning preferred…