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In a changing industry, the old answers are no longer enough. Find new and better ways of working. Our members access the most advanced legal operations resources, standards, and best practices.

Build your skills and career

Develop and strengthen professional skills that will have an impact on your team and your career. Access our exclusive database of legal operations opportunities. Skill Building

Find proven solutions

Our guidelines and member-authored best practices can change your business. Learn how to solve problems and address common needs.

Create your network

Build relationships with the world’s premier group of legal operations experts. Become part of a supportive global community of thousands of professionals, spanning hundreds of companies.
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Gain recognition

Share your insights and results with the world and gain recognition for your company, your team, and yourself.

Save time and money

Stop reinventing the wheel. Our tools can help you move faster and eliminate re-work.

Monthly Metrics

CLOC has instituted monthly surveys to gather data from our members on topics that are of relevance to the legal operations industry.
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Get ahead with CLOC Initiatives.

When experts from across the legal ecosystem work together to take on the biggest challenges of our industry, almost anything is possible. That's the premise behind the CLOC initiatives. The initiatives, each led by a CLOC member, draw on contributions from law firms, alternative legal providers, technology companies, and law schools.

The result — best in class solutions that shape the present & the future of our industry. Take the initiative and join us in doing work with industry impact!
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Diversity & Inclusion Best practices

Implement a Diversity and Inclusion initiative to develop and share resources and best practices in three key areas: surveys & metrics, recruitment & outreach, and mentoring & development.

    Join the team at  info@cloc.org

    Lead: Lisa Brzycki, Northwestern Mutual

CLM Taxonomy & Workflow

The basics of choosing the right CLM technology or optimizing an existing solution is establishing a standard for contract workflow and terminology. This guide provides both.

Coming soon!

Leads: Tami Baddeley, Microsoft, Lucy Bassli, InnoLegal

Cyber Security

Improve and standardize cyber security for outside counsel. Provide a clear, specific set of requirements for law firms to follow to keep client data safe and complies with modern privacy legislation.

Join the team at  info@cloc.org

Lead: Gary Tully, Gilead

Legal Ops Career Skills Toolkit

Identify you and your team’s legal operations skill strengths and gaps. Access resources that can take you and your team to the next level. Lead: Peter Krakaur, UnitedLex

Electronic Signature Policy

Establish internal best practices for implementing e-signature.
  • Least restrictive
  • Restrictive
  • Webinar (For Members Only):

    Discover the basics of electronic signature law as well as emerging trends. This podcast provides both an excellent starting point for your understanding of e-signatures and a guide for practitioners looking to implement solutions in their organizations.

Lead: Jeff Franke

Internship Playbook

Launch a summer legal internship program in partnership with law schools and the CLOC community. Leads: Connie Brenton, NetApp, Dan Coll, Elevate, Lisa Konie, Adobe

Law Firm Evaluations

Develop a standardized form to evaluate outside counsel across 10 performance criteria. Lead: Molly Perry, HPE, Kevin Clem, HBR Consulting

Legal Project Management

Implement a best in class LPM program in collaboration with outside counsel. Leads: Patrick Ellis, GE and Pratik Patel, Elevate

Metrics

Run the legal department like a successful business by selecting metrics that improve the efficiency and impact of the legal team.
  • Webinar (For Members Only):

    The team discusses their Metrics Initiative and why a standardized set of core metrics matter. Listen to learn more about their process of building the Metrics Initiative and the steps to take when building your own metrics journey.

Lead: Sandy Owen, Intel

Patent Prosecution Toolkit

Establish a common language and framework to define scope in patent prosecution work with outside counsel. Includes a list of core deliverables and recommended UTBMS codes. Lead: Mary O’Carroll, Google

RFPs

Automate and streamline the entire RFP process by using a suite of templates available as Word docs or on a technology-based platform. Lead: Scott Weber, Lumina Networks, Jim Delkousis, PERSUIT