Kris Satkunas


  • Tuesday, July 10, 2018
      CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   Join us for a complimentary online event where we will discuss various vendor management programs and best practices.
  • Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    When creating a vendor management process, consider these best practices.
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Legal departments need accurate, easy to read reports that can be communicated across the organization. I hear it all the time. Recently, Hyperion Research had a good post related to management dashboards.
  • Monday, April 2, 2018
    LexisNexis’ Kris Satkunas looks at data-driven insights into legal departments’ billing and law firm consolidation activities. CCBJ: The LexisNexis annual CounselLink report has become a useful benchmarking tool for legal departments. Tell us a little about its history and how it’s being used.
  • Thursday, January 11, 2018
    Establishing the required processes for identifying, capturing and analyzing relevant data isn’t necessarily intuitive.  The role of corporate legal departments is evolving rapidly. As the responsibilities of corporate legal departments become increasingly focused on providing strategic support for business goals, general counsel and legal...
  • Monday, November 7, 2016
    A vast majority of corporate legal departments withheld hiring new law firms to handle their significant legal matters in 2015, according to the LexisNexis CounselLink 2015 Year-End Enterprise Legal Management Trends (ELM) Trends Report. The study concludes that while most legal departments stayed with their incumbent law firms in 2015 to handle their...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2016
    With the legal industry buzzing about metrics and analytics, corporate legal professionals are eager to get their hands on more information. Rather than diving blindly into the data that is housed in their enterprise legal management solution, a better approach involves identifying, first and foremost, the questions that are most important to the legal...
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015
    Although law departments often tend to think of budgets as primarily tactical tools, budgets do have significant strategic value – as long as they’re the product of thorough planning and proper implementation.
  • Friday, July 17, 2015
    Is your corporate law department sometimes viewed more as a cost center than as a key contributor to the company’s operational efficiency? It’s a common situation. Turning that perception on its head requires heavy lifting on the part of general counsels and law department operations personnel. The good news is that leveraging metrics can help...
  • Monday, November 17, 2014
    A search for better value in M&A