LawGeex Hits the 2019 Global Legal Hackathon

It’s time to put your hacking skills to use! LawGeex is proud to sponsor the NYC Legal Hackathon, and you’re invited to join us there.

Headline acts announced for New York Lawstar Summit

Four top legal innovators have been announced to top the bill at the New York Lawstar Summit later this month.

Can Tech Really Ever Replace Lawyer Magic?

Professor Oliver Goodenough, professor of law at Vermont Law School, raises a question about the role of artificial intelligence in the legal profession: Is what lawyers do really special enough to rule out automation?

20 LegalTech Tweets that amazed everyone in 2018

Everyone likes getting awards. But the most eagerly anticipated end-of-year awards are the annual handing out of the 20 top Legaltech Tweets of 2018. In a landmark year, Twitter reflected radical transformation, distinct voices, wit, and wisdom (as well as lots of other bizarre stuff) within the legal technology space. Congratulations to all the worthy winners.

13 Skills Successful Lawyers Put On their LinkedIn profiles

Here’s how you can successfully get a top GC role

If you’re looking for a new role, LinkedIn is a good place to find a dream job. At least 500 million people use the network, accessing more than 10 million active job listings.

There are more than 113,000 general counsel listed on the professional social network, and 67 percent of in-house counsel check the platform actively.

LawGeex and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) in a major new report analyzed 34,0000 top US general counsel profiles on the social network to find out the skills that they list.

Here are the skills that made the grade.

GCs At Cool Companies: Elisa Garcia At Macy’s

 In our new series, “GCs At Cool Companies Talk About Work (with apologies to Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee) we speak with the world’s leading general counsel to discover the essence of the modern top legal leader, and their impact on core business challenges.  

Elisa Garcia

This month we talk to Elisa Garcia, GC at Macy’s. The GC at the Fortune 500 company has more than 25 years of experience advising corporate leaders at Office Depot, Domino’s Pizza, Philip Morris International, and GAF Corp. She has been named by Fortune as among the top 50 Powerful Latinas in America. Garcia was a contributor to our recently launched 2019 General Counsel Landscape.

8 Stats You Need To Know About The Male Female General Counsel Divide

In a major new report, Landscape of a General Counsel (GC), from LawGeex and the Association of Corporate Counsel, we uncovered a fascinating picture of the role of the General Counsel across the United States. The findings are based on analysis including 34,0000 US General Counsel on professional social network, LinkedIn, alongside comprehensive surveys, and job data.

New Infographic: The Complete General Counsel Gender Breakdown

In a major new report, Landscape of a General Counsel (GC), from LawGeex and the Association of Corporate Counsel,  we see the most comprehensive picture of the General Counsel role across the United States. The findings are based on analysis of 34,0000 US General Counsel on professional social network, LinkedIn, alongside job listings and compensation surveys. In this infographic, we explore one of the key themes of the study,  the breakdown of the General Counsel in the US by gender, and the implications for this crucial role.

LegalTech hits $1 billion investment as lawyers embrace automation

Investment into legal technology platforms has hit a record $1 billion in 2018 as investors rush headlong to transform the last bastion of manual processes — the work of lawyers.

10 Amazing new facts about the General Counsel

LawGeex has just launched The 2019 General Counsel Landscape. In association with the Association of Corporate Counsel, this unprecedented 30-page analysis is the first-ever in-depth audit of the General Counsel position in the United States.

Based on an analysis of more than 34,000 GC profiles on LinkedIn here are 10 amazing new facts about this central business role.