Legal Department KPIs & Benchmarks

Legal Metric Definitions, Benchmarking Data & Reports

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Legal Department Expense as a Percentage of Total Expense The total expense incurred by the Legal Department divided by total, company-wide expense over the same time period, as a percentage. See data (25)
Legal Department Expense per Employee Total legal department expense over a certain period of time divided by the total number of company-wide employees. See data (25)
Pending Cases per Litigation Attorney The total number of pending (active cases that have not yet been closed/settled) legal cases divided by the number of in-house litigation attorneys working for the company at the same point in time. See data (23)
Total Legal Department Expense as a percentage of Total Revenue The total Legal Department expense divided by total revenue generated by the company over the same period of time, as a percentage. See data (21)
Total Revenue per Legal Department Employee Total revenue generated by the company divided by the total number of legal department employees (includes attorneys, paralegals and legal administrative staff) working for the company over the same period of time. See data (20)
Legal Department Headcount Ratio The number of company-wide employees divided by the total number of Legal Department employees working for the company at the same point in time. See data (20)
Attorneys per Paralegal The total number of in-house attorneys working for the company divided by the number of paralegals working for the company at the same point in time. See data (14)
Attorneys per Legal Administrative Employee The number of attorneys divided by the number of legal administrative employees (executive assistant/admin, document control specialist, etc.) working for the company at the same point in time See data (14)
Active Legal Cases per Billion Dollars of Revenue The total number of pending (active cases that have not yet been closed/settled) legal cases divided by each one billion dollars of revenue earned by the company over the same period of time. See data (12)
Number of Outside Law Firms Employed Per Million Dollars of Outside Counsel Spending The total number of outside (external) law firms employed by the company divided by each one million dollars of outside counsel spending (fees paid to outside law firms) over the same period of time. See data (9)
Number of Law Firms Employed The total number of outside (external) law firms employed by the company at a certain point in time. See data (7)
Average Total Cost of Case (TCC) The total cost of undertaking litigation cases (includes legal fees, settlements and regulatory fees) divided by the total number of litigation cases undertaken over the same period of time.
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Legal Expense per Legal Administration Support Employee The total expense incurred by the Legal Department over a certain period of time divided by the total number of Legal Administrative Support employees working for the company.
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Cycle Time: Final Patent Decision The number of business days required to file and receive a final decision on a patent application, from the time the patent is filed until when the patent is approved or denied.
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Unit Cost: Trademark Filing The total cost of preparing and filing trademarks divided by the number of trademarks filed over the same period of time.
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Pre-Discovery Resolution Rate The number of litigation cases that are settled before the pre-trial discovery phase (i.e., before depositions and inquiries) divided by the total number of litigation cases undertaken over the same period of time, as a percentage.
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Cycle Time: Final Trademark Decision The number of business days required to file and receive a final decision on a trademark application, from the time the trademark is filed until when the trademark is approved or denied.
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Total Employees: Attorneys The total number of attorneys working for the company at a certain point in time.
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Percentage of Employees Trained in Legal Compliance Procedures The percentage of company-wide employees (FTEs) who have undergone training on relevant legal compliance and risk management and procedures.
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Legal Administrative Support Employees as a Percentage of Total Legal Department Employees The number of Legal Administrative Support employees (paralegal, assistant, document control specialist, etc.) divided by the total number of Legal Department employees working for the company at the same point in time, as a percentage.
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Cycle Time: Final Copyright Decision The number of business days required to file and receive a final decision on a copyright application, from the time the copyright is filed until when the copyright is approved or denied.
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Total Employees: Legal Administration Support The total number of legal administrative and support employees (paralegal, assistant, document control specialist, etc.) working for the company at a certain point in time.
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Frequency of Corporate Policy Audits The average number of days between formal reviews, or audits, of company operations and policies performed by the Legal and Compliance Departments.
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Patent Filing Error Rate The number of patents filed with errors divided by the total number of patents filed over the same period of time, as a percentage.
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Patent Application Approval Rate The total number of filed patent applications that are approved divided by the total number of patent applications filed over the same period of time, as a percentage.
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Trademark Filing Error Rate The number of trademarks filed with errors divided by the total number of trademarks filed over the same period of time, as a percentage.
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Frequency of Outside Counsel Evaluations The average number of days between the evaluation of retained outside counsel for work quality, value, customer service, etc. by internal company counsel and compliance staff.
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Copyright Application Approval Rate The total number of filed copyright applications that are approved divided by the total number of copyright applications filed over the same period of time, as a percentage.
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Total Employees: Legal Department The total number of Legal Department employees (includes both attorneys and legal admininstrative and support staff) working for the company at a certain point in time.
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Copyright Filing Error Rate The number of copyrights filed with errors divided by the total number of copyrights filed over the same period of time, as a percentage.
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