Legal Consulting Unlock opportunities to strengthen your legal operations in meeting tomorrow’s challenges Business operations are always evolving, working to become more agile, innovative and responsive to the enterprise. Despite ongoing challenges – from adapting to hybrid work models and keeping up with technology to recognising growing stakeholder expectations – C-Suite, general counsel, in-house counsel and law firm leaders are successfully mastering all aspects of the business to not only become more valued and influential partners across the organisation but also harnessing legal efficiencies and revenue saving opportunities.At Protiviti, we bring world-class legal consulting capabilities and global industry expertise to help C-Suite, corporate legal departments and law firms optimise and transform their operations to deliver efficient and cost savings results, while mitigating risks and creating positive business outcomes. Our approach is multidisciplinary and a tailored blend of alternative legal capabilities across legal advisory, technology, industry, managed solutions, and talent management. A Legal Perspective on Artificial Intelligence Governance Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force across industries. As businesses attempt to harness the potential of AI to innovate new processes and enhance existing ones, there is a growing need among businesses to consider how these technologies should be governed to ensure they are designed, developed, deployed and used responsibly. From a legal perspective, AI governance – from transparency and data quality to privacy and algorithm design – raises many complex issues that need to be addressed. Read more Protiviti Legal Perspectives podcast Join podcast host Chad Volkert, Managing Director and Global Leader of Legal Consulting, in the first episode of our new legal podcast series, featuring Debbie Hoffman, founder and CEO of Symmetry Blockchain Advisors, Inc. Debbie shares her leadership experience and insights about the business of law. Our Legal Consulting services Pro Briefcase Litigation, Investigations & Disputes Help corporations and law firms increase efficiencies, manage risk, and reduce overall spend related to their litigation portfolio including investigations. We expedite the analysis of data across key departments through managed review teams, eDiscovery, forensic and fraud experts and cutting-edge technology. We solve complex and disruptive legal issues by delivering tailored, scalable, and full-service offerings paired with flexible talent solutions across the EDRM model. Pro Document Consent Contracts Management Legal Consulting provides end-to-end outsourcing of contract, NDA and lease redlining including CLM software implementation solutions to reduce costs and streamline communications. We help mitigate risk associated with legacy contract data and maximise cost-saving efficiencies through efficient remediation techniques and technology automation. Pro Document Files Legal Risk and Compliance Work closely with the General Counsel and other members of the in-house team to drive- legal department optimisation and maximise cost savings including legal spend and vendor risk management programs, enhancing technology effectiveness, DEI initiatives, ESG and regulatory compliance guidelines. Pro Document Stack Information Governance & Managed Data Mitigate risk and create greater operational efficiency and resilience by conducting records management maturity model assessments and implementing records retention and disposition programs. Pro Legal Briefcase Data Protection Support legal privacy and data compliance initiatives with a multi-faceted approach engineered to incorporate cross discipline risk factors including the legal and IT leadership to achieve alignment with compliance obligations. Pro Building office Corporate Transactions Support organisations throughout the entire lifecycle of transactions from due diligence through post-transaction transition assessment including Outsourced and Onsite Legal Solutions, Transaction Management Office, Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Technology and Marketing and Digital. Our global operation centers Our global operations center provides you with a complete, secure, and trusted solution for managing and analysing documents and other assets. We utilise a cloud infrastructure with robust security features, along with state-of-the-art technology including intelligent process automation tools, artificial intelligence and machine learning to deliver lasting process improvements and cost-saving results for our clients. Hard Copy solutions Processing and Hosting Data and Analytics Project Management Standardise your file handling with speed and confidentiality. We provide high-volume scanning and optical character recognition (OCR); document retention, inventories and disposition; and trial and deposition support. Securely access your documents anytime, anywhere. Processing to reduce and refine data sets upon intake. We provide hundreds of terabytes of storage with the ability to scale as needed, secure public cloud infrastructure, language translation and broad customisation based on your specific requirements. Find information and gain insights fast. Our solutions include early information assessments, advanced search techniques and concept clustering, artificial intelligence, machine learning, continuous active learning and predictive coding, and automated machine transcription of audio files. Do things the right way and on budget. Our team provides project-to-process program management, detailed status reporting and a metric-driven approaches that leverage automation. SURVEY Tech challenges, economic pressures, regulatory scrutiny and resilience are among the top risks for CLOs and GCs In the ever-evolving realm of in-house legal practice, staying ahead of the curve is not merely a strategic choice; it’s an imperative. To navigate the intricate terrain of today’s legal landscape effectively, general counsel (GC) and chief legal... PODCAST Podcast ǀ A Recipe for Excellence in the Business of Law “Technology will help us be better stewards of managing risk by leveraging data to tell a story… It allows businesses to see actual data and say, “Wow, if we partner with legal in a different proactive way, we can avoid some of these costs.” -Mark... PODCAST Podcast ǀ Driving Legal Operations Transformation Join podcast host Chad Volkert, Protiviti Managing Director and Global Leader of Legal Consulting, and special guest Kim Wolfe, Head of Legal Business Management for Wells Fargo, discuss the impact of legal operations on the business and how legal... NEWSLETTER A Call for Transparency Amid a Shifting Legal and Regulatory Landscape The increasing complexity of the legal and regulatory landscape is challenging the board’s fiduciary duties. Emerging trends ushering in a call for fairness and transparency should be of paramount importance to directors. Boardroom agendas cover an... PODCAST Podcast | ESG from a Legal Perspective – with Dennis Kerrigan and Rich Cohen In this episode, we focus on ESG from a legal perspective. Alyse Mauro Mason, an Associate Director with the Business Performance Improvement solution and ESG practice at Protiviti, interviews Dennis Kerrigan, Executive Vice President and General... Button Button Leadership Charles A. Volkert III, Esq. Charles (Chad) Volkert is the Global Solutions Leader for Protiviti Legal Consulting, and a member of the firm's Global Solutions Leadership team. He brings more than 22 years of legal optimisation and executive management experience to his clients in the United States ... Learn More Alberto Carnevale Alberto is Managing Director and Country Leader of Protiviti Italy. He has over 30 years' experience with major organisations across many sectors. Alberto's areas of expertise include governance and compliance, internal control, risk management, forensic investigation, ... 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