Good news for law students unsure whether they want to practice law after they graduate: The legal operations job market is heating up. Fueled by growing assertiveness among corporate legal departments to improve their productivity while reducing legal costs, the field of corporate legal ops has exploded in terms of focus, opportunity and investment.
That momentum can be seen in the remarkable growth in membership and influence of the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium. CLOC began as a best practices-focused group of 40 legal ops leaders, mostly in Silicon Valley, about three years ago. Today, its membership of more than 2,300 worldwide is redefining objectives, priorities and organizational structures in the legal ecosystem and the business of law. [Read more…] about How to Launch a Great Legal Career Without Practicing Law