Legal Metrics
Legal Metrics
Roadmap of Metrics
Our earliest Participants guided us to an initial focus on diversity and inclusion metrics.
It makes sense - legal departments and legal service providers consider it highly important, it increasingly has a direct impact on buying decisions, but yet it is very manual and sensitive to calculate diversity information and it rarely shows up on law firm dashboards. Legal Metrics is solving these gaps first.
Top ten Metrics types
Our Participants (legal department and legal service providers collectively) ranked the following types of metrics as the most important to them. Spend and diversity were the top for legal departments, while the others varied in ranking order for all parties. They will help form the roadmap for Legal Metrics over time.
Spend/financial

Value

Diversity and inclusion

E-discovery

Billing practices
Staffing practices

After-matter surveys

Pro bono

Net promoter score (NPS)

Matter effectiveness
Key national or global diversity and inclusion metrics, awards, and surveys:
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Additional legal-specific D&I organizations
Additionally, there are many legal-specific D&I organizations with which one can be affiliated, including:
  • ChIPs Advancing Women
  • Diversity Lab's Move the Needle Fund
  • Lambda Legal
  • Lawyers of Color
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms
  • Spark Plug Labs' Legal Academy on Equity and Inclusion
Other types of metrics
Beyond diversity, there are a wide range of other types of useful metrics.
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While these lists are not meant to be comprehensive, your feedback, additions, or corrections to these lists is welcome. Please use the contact form below to contact us.
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