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Former CLOC Head: Law Was Like Taking Crazy Pills

It was big news when Mary O’Carroll recently chucked two great jobs – head of legal ops at Google and top dog at CLOC – to join digital contracting unicorn Ironclad as chief community officer. But to hear her tell it, it was a no-brainer decision.

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Gen Z to Big Law: Take This Job and Flex It

In a recent survey by Major Lindsey & Africa, Generation Z law students told the recruiter, in resounding fashion, that they prefer the flexibility of remote working over working from an office all of the time. Indeed, just 3% of the 240 respondents said they prefer coming into the office every day.

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What’s in a Name? ALSPalooza

Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, attempting to define his test for obscenity in the 1964 case of Jacobellis v. Ohio, uttered one of the most famous lines in Supreme Court history: “I know it when I see it.” Definitions are also an issue for ALSPs. There’s a general fuzziness around who ALSPs are and what ALSPs do. From there, it gets a little convoluted

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Not So Alternative No More: ASLPalooza

The pandemic has not dampened the enthusiasm of biz-of-law players and pundits for studies and surveys that show Big Law firms winning many battles – sustained revenue and profit growth – but still losing the war for clients. Over the last few months, the focus has been on Alternative Legal Service Providers, or ALSPs.

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Required Reading

Too busy to read it all? Try these books, blogs, webcasts, websites and other info resources curated by CCBJ especially for corporate counsel and legal ops professionals.

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