Extract from Brad Blickstein’s article “Growin’ Up: The Legal Ops Function Matures”
People often ask me to explain what the legal ops function is all about. While the roles, responsibilities, expectations, and objectives are different from company to company, there actually is a simple answer. Law department operations professionals exist to bring business discipline to the law department.
That’s it. Everything that an LDO does — from outside counsel management to data analytics to technology — is all to serve that one simple objective: to bring business discipline to the law department.