October 19, 2015 | Chicago | Metrics & Benchmarking
Hosting firm: DLA Piper
203 N LaSalle St
Chicago, IL 60601-1293
Join legal procurement and operations professionals, in-house counsel, private practice lawyers, and law firm executives for a day of professional legal procurement. Learn, network, exchange thoughts and experiences, and open up channels of communication between buyers and sellers of legal services.
What you'll learn in Chicago:
What do clients pay attention to? What are useful metrics & benchmarks for legal work?
How can best practices benchmarking drive change? Which benchmarks drive the right behavior?
How can clients use metrics & benchmarking to balance competence, coverage, and cost? Solely focusing on cost as a yardstick typically does not yield the right results. What should clients and firms do to achieve the best outcome for everybody involved?
|8:30 - 9:00||Networking Breakfast & Registration|
|9:00 - 9:15
||The Future of Buying Legal Services
Jeff Carr, ValoremNext
|9:15 - 9:30
||Legal Procurement - Evolution or Revolution
Silvia Hodges Silverstein, Buying Legal Council
|9:30 - 10:45
||Useful Metrics and Benchmarking for Legal Work ("TED"-style talks)
Marc Calhoun, Abercrombie & Fitch
Tim Corcoran, Corcoran Consulting Group
Keith Maziarek, DLA Piper
|10:45 - 11:00||Break|
|11:00 - 11:30
||Negotiating with Powerful Suppliers
Petros Paranikas, Boston Consulting Group
Dan Belz, Boston Consulting Group
|11:30 - 12:15
||High Impact Legal Benchmarking: Driving Change
Jason Winmill, Argopoint
|12:15 - 1:00||Networking Luncheon|
|1:00 - 1:45
||Balancing Competence, Coverage, and Cost: The Buyer's Perspective
Richard Stock, Catalyst Consulting
|1:45 - 2:15
||Metrics and Benchmarking: What Procurement Measures
David Cambria, Archer Daniels Midland
Vincent Cordo, Shell
Jo Ellen Hatfield, Bunge
Rick Salomon, Vantage Point Consultants
|2:15 - 2:45
||Metrics and Benchmarking: What Legal Services Firms Measure
Susanna Blancke, Tower Legal Solutions
Eric Gonzales, UnitedLex
Patrick Lamb, Valorem Law Group
Bill Rudnick, DLA Piper
|2:45 - 3:00||Break|
|3:00 - 4:00
||The Legal Metrics Challenge: Service Delivery Review
D. Casey Flaherty, Cost Control
|4:00 - 4:15||Final Q&A|
|4:15 - 5:00
Written requests for registration refunds must be received via e-mail on or before Monday, October 12, 2015.
All conference cancellations received on or before Monday, October 12, 2015 will receive a full refund less a $75 administrative fee.
No refunds will be made after Monday, October 12, 2015 (name substitutions only). Refunds are not given for no-shows.