Are you struggling to set clear and measurable goals for your legal department?
Many in-house legal teams struggle with establishing department goals for their team. Unlike other departments that have clear goals and metrics they’re held accountable for (Sales makes money, Marketing brings in leads and raises brand awareness, Customer Success keeps customers and answers their support questions fast), legal is different. And we don’t learn how to set in-house legal department goals during law school or roles earlier in our careers.
Legal department goals will vary by industry, size, stage, and will be related to the goals of the particular organization, but learn from experienced General Counsels on their thought process and playbook for setting goals for their respective departments.
Yes, there’s going to be some discussion about metrics and numbers too.