Law Department Operations: What Comes Next in the Evolution of ‘For Services Rendered’?
Law department business and technology leaders come together with in-house counsel to discuss shifts in how law firms offer and deliver services.
Believed to have had its conception in 1914, the billable hour became prevalent among attorneys by the 1950s. General counsel, on the other hand, became prominent in multinational corporations during the 1980s. For complex legal work, the GC would hire a law firm and the law firm would bill for its services at the conclusion of the matter. And for a while, that is the way it went.
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