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Bodhala’s First Executive Roundtable

2019-09-19T11:57:07+00:00

Bodhala’s First Executive RoundtableOur team had a great night last Monday.Bodhala hosted its first executive roundtable on Sept. 17, 2019 at the Palm West Side.Joined by legal department heads from leading private equity and asset management firms, Bodhala co-CEOs Raj Goyle and Ketan Jhaveri led an executive roundtable discussion on the history, trends, and opportunities afforded [...]

Bodhala’s First Executive Roundtable2019-09-19T11:57:07+00:00

Diversity in the Law: Leading the Way

2019-09-10T17:19:33+00:00

Diversity in the Law: Leading the Way According to a Harvard Business Review​​ poll, half of all diverse employees stated that they see bias as part of their day-to-day work experience. Approximately half of LGBTQ employees are still closeted at work. A preponderance of professional women said they wish their company gave them the tools [...]

Diversity in the Law: Leading the Way2019-09-10T17:19:33+00:00

Buying Legal 2019 In Review – Top Three Takeaways

2019-09-09T19:04:59+00:00

Buying Legal 2019 In Review - Top Three Takeaways This week, our team was pleased to participate in the Buying Legal Council’s 2019 Legal Procurement Conference in New York. We were especially encouraged by the theme, “Data-Driven Decision Making.” A big highlight for the meeting was that our co-CEO Raj Goyle presented on our legal [...]

Buying Legal 2019 In Review – Top Three Takeaways2019-09-09T19:04:59+00:00

Talk about your Alternative Fee Arrangements

2019-09-04T21:46:50+00:00

Talk about your Alternative Fee Arrangements! Taxpayers on the hook for thousands in legal bills This news out of Bridgeport, Conn., caught our eye this morning… U.S. District Judge Victor Bolden in Bridgeport approved paying [developer] Robert Matthews’ private attorneys with public funds retroactive to April 2018, shortly after Matthews was indicted for scamming foreign investors [...]

Talk about your Alternative Fee Arrangements2019-09-04T21:46:50+00:00

Gun Group’s Massive Legal Bills Add to Turmoil

2019-08-27T14:47:46+00:00

Gun Group’s Massive Legal Bills Add to Turmoil The National Rifle Association, roiled by infighting and near-constant swirling controversy, suffers from profligate spending, per report Among the biggest category of spend? Unchecked legal billing Last Thursday, The New York Times published a startling report from Danny Hakim documenting the continued fallout surrounding power struggles and [...]

Gun Group’s Massive Legal Bills Add to Turmoil2019-08-27T14:47:46+00:00

Legal Data in the Driver’s Seat at Microsoft

2019-08-26T20:04:17+00:00

Legal Data in the Driver’s Seat at Microsoft Microsoft has agreed to join a growing coalition of legal departments looking to standardize legal data for machine learning environments More and more legal departments are talking about making data-driven decisions with their outside counsel Bodhala does precisely that with the power of our industry-leading data set [...]

Legal Data in the Driver’s Seat at Microsoft2019-08-26T20:04:17+00:00

The Story of the Story: How Bodhala Shaped a Groundbreaking WSJ Analysis

2019-08-15T20:58:06+00:00

The Story of the Story: How Bodhala Shaped a Groundbreaking WSJ Analysis TL;DR: Leaning heavily on Bodhala data that exposed trends around law firm rates and accelerating shifts in law firm partnership models, a WSJ analysis highlighted the rapid weakening of partnership at Big Law firms. It’s been replaced by a culture where, in the WSJ’s [...]

The Story of the Story: How Bodhala Shaped a Groundbreaking WSJ Analysis2019-08-15T20:58:06+00:00

Four Rules for the Rest of Us: Overcoming Hazards When Managing Your Outside Counsel

2019-08-26T20:04:33+00:00

Four Rules for the Rest of Us: Overcoming Hazards When Managing Your Outside Counsel It shouldn’t take feats of strength to cut legal spend. Seinfeld introduced America to various character studies on neurotics; chief among those was George Costanza, King of the County. New clients sometimes come to us like George, in some level [...]

Four Rules for the Rest of Us: Overcoming Hazards When Managing Your Outside Counsel2019-08-26T20:04:33+00:00

“It’s The Firms’ Fault”: GCs, You Can No Longer Rely on This Excuse For The Lack of Diversity In Your Outside Counsel

2017-03-01T22:34:08+00:00

Law firms remain painfully not diverse at the most senior levels, as we have discussed in a prior post. Despite decades of bar association statements, this pitiful state of affairs remains.  No one - whether in-house or outside counsel - has taken ownership to drive change, and consequently law has remained the the least diverse [...]

“It’s The Firms’ Fault”: GCs, You Can No Longer Rely on This Excuse For The Lack of Diversity In Your Outside Counsel2017-03-01T22:34:08+00:00

Glaciers Melt More Quickly Than Law Firms Get More Diverse

2017-02-27T15:51:28+00:00

As numerous outlets have reported, law is the least diverse profession in the United States.  Indeed, the problem is even more glaring at the highest levels of the profession.  Women account for only 17 percent of equity partners at firms, and only seven of the nation’s 100 largest firms have a woman as chairman or [...]

Glaciers Melt More Quickly Than Law Firms Get More Diverse2017-02-27T15:51:28+00:00