New report reveals comprehensive picture of modern General Counsel

There are nearly 113,000 General Counsel in the United States, paid an average of $408,000 each year, with those in the role placing more value in their management skills, rather than legal prowess, a major new study reveals. Read More

Meet The Unexpected New Boss of The C-Suite

Not so long ago, the role of General Counsel could be easily dismissed. “If you are looking back 30 years ago, a General Counsel and the in-house legal department was not robust, it was essentially a narrow and reactive role,” says Julie Brush a top legal recruiter who has placed hundreds of general counsel in the United States. “It was what you cannot-do type of role, and very siloed. GCs were not part of bigger business discussions,” she says.

However, fast-forward to today’s boardrooms and that has all changed. Today’s GCs are no longer a business backstop. In place of the traditional perception of the legal department as overly conservative or “non-business-minded”, general counsel in the United States have become central actors in corporations, shaping industries and playing a central part in the entire US economy.
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LawGeex picks up major awards in 2018

LawGeex has picked up a number of awards as we continue our mission to free up lawyers’ time to work faster and more strategically. Read More

20 top lawyers were beaten by legal AI. Here are their surprising responses

In a landmark study, 20 top US corporate lawyers with decades of experience in corporate law and contract review were pitted against an AI. Their task was to spot issues in five Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), which are a contractual basis for most business deals. Read More

Blockchain, CryptoKitties, and Why NDAs Still May Not Protect Your Ideas

Lauri Donahue, Director of Legal Content at LawGeex

As we blogged about back in the day,

Many people make others sign non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) before they reveal their business ideas to them. They assume that an NDA will prevent the other party from using or revealing their ideas. Read More

Headline acts announced for London LegalTech summit

Four top legal innovators have been announced to lead the bill at the first GC Tech Masters Summit to be held in the UK this month. Read More

Tales of LegalTech Adoption: Ashlee Best, Asana

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In a series of monthly interviews, LawGeex speaks to top In-House Legal leaders adopting legal technology to enhance productivity.

Here we talk to Ashlee Best, Legal Operations Manager, Asana

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Contracts take center stage as LegalTech funding on course to top $1billion in 2018

Noory Bechor, CEO, and co-founder of LawGeex

In 2018, LegalTech investments are rapidly closing in on the $1billion mark, with three months of the year still remaining.  Read More

5 Things in LegalTech: Every must-know story you missed in the summer

It’s been a scorching summer in many parts of the world. But oblivious to heady nights, tequila and sunburn, the world of LegalTech continued its momentum with major deals and talking points. Here are five things you need to know, and probably missed, over the summer.

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9 Leaders in Law and Tech Reveal Their Must-Read Summer Books

Which books should you pack along with the sunscreen and flip flops? From OJ to the Anxious Lawyer, leading legal technology and law commentators offer their vacation must-reads. Read More