The final release of the General Counsel Metrics global benchmark survey will have more than 810 participants. The 105 or so new participants since the last release report a total of 1,920 lawyers, 260 paralegals, and 450 other staff. Inside plus outside legal spending for the new participants in the largest benchmark survey – four times the size of the next largest – exceed $680 million and the combined additional revenue amounts to $280 billion.
If your law department submitted 2009 fiscal year data for another benchmark survey, or even if benchmarking is new for you, it is very easy to obtain the full report from General Counsel Metrics. Follow the link by double clicking here and fill in the easily-available information on your staffing and spending.