LegalJuly 22, 2022

Legal Leaders Exchange - Podcast episode 12

Understanding legal billing guidelines


Legal billing guidelines are a linchpin of both legal operations and outside counsel relationships. By implementing and enforcing these guidelines, legal ops professionals can help to control legal spend and maximize the value that outside counsel firms deliver. This episode features three Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions experts on billing guidelines: Jeff Solomon, Senior Director of Product Management; Sharon Horozaniecki, Director of Operations for LegalVIEW® BillAnalyzer; and Michelle Pratt, Associate Director for LegalVIEW BillAnalyzer.

Listen to hear our experts discuss:

  • The most essential aspects of legal billing guidelines and why it is important to align them with organizational goals
  • How guidelines can provide a successful foundation for a spend management program and improve the relationship with outside counsel
  • The importance of change management, education, and partnership with law firms when implementing guidelines
  • Why some companies are reluctant to enforce billing guidelines and why they should do so
  • The importance of regularly reviewing your guidelines and enforcement program to evolve them over time

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