If your legal department has scores of lawyers and your company bestrides the commercial world like a colossus – you are on some Fortune list – you find comparable benchmarks hard to find. So, it might pique your interest to learn that the General Counsel Metrics global benchmark, release two, has at least 44 of the Fortune Global 500.
At the other end of the scale, the same release (sent out this week) has in it 126 companies with revenue that ranges from nothing (some not-for-profits) to $180 million. The revenue range covered by the 501 departments in this second release is enormous. And that’s the large and the small of it.