Surprisingly, of the law departments that completed the ALM benchmarking inquiry about recording lawyer time, 9 of them said they track it and 41 said they did not. However, if we assume that the 32 non-replies were also denials of time tracking, then overall about one out of nine law departments track time (9 out of 82). This ratio is in line with, or a bit higher than, estimates typically seen. It is not my impression that time tracking is resurgent.
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