Several converging trends are reshaping the practice of in-house law.
Although these trends may affect companies around the globe, where they are
harnessed, managed, and optimized is the province of the 2015 Value Champions.
Reflecting a diversity of businesses from ground-service delivery to cloud-based
software, these 12 companies are engaged in ensuring that their in-house lawyers
are practicing at the top of their game. Data-driven decision making, coupled with
the thoughtful use of technology, is permitting these legal departments to refine
operations, disaggregate work, and drive change, positioning their members to focus
on the most complex, strategically important work.
In this, the fourth year of the ACC Value Champions program, what unites the “Champs” is a long-term commitment to maximizing value that has withstood the often-difficult forces of inertia.
Innovation is hard, and sticking with these initiatives over a sufficient period of time to prove
the concept can challenge even the most committed. By skillfully bolstering their positions with
data, methodically managing change, engaging stakeholders, and wielding influence within their
companies and their industries, these leaders are moving the practice of in-house law up the
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