19 Years of Independent Research

Our market projections rely on proven forecasting models and detailed trend analysis. We analyze over 6,800 data points annually to develop informed, detailed projections based on corporate counsel’s immediate spending plans.

This report draws on more than 6,100 interviews conducted over the span of 19 years.

Research is BTI’s Core Expertise

BTI Practice Outlook 2019 is based solely on in-depth telephone interviews with leading legal decision makers. This comprehensive analysis trends data from more than 5,100 corporate counsel client interviews conducted over the span of 19 years.

This research is independent and unbiased—no law firm or organization other than BTI sponsors this study.

Each year, BTI reaches out to a strategically designed group of top legal decision makers at large organizations with $1 billion or more in revenue. We target the decision makers in the industries who spend the most on legal affairs as well as thought leaders and innovative Chief Legal Officers. Our survey also includes Chief Legal Operating Officers and business executives who hire and influence the selection and hiring of law firms.

Participants are granted confidentiality at the individual and organizational level.

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