Corporate Counsel (Link to Full Article, Reg. Req.) Here's a staggering statistic: The number of corporate legal departments dealing with bet-the-company work has quadrupled over the past two years.
BTI Consulting Group revealed the stat in its annual report, "Litigation Outlook 2017," released September 20. BTI came up with the estimate by interviewing 330 chief legal officers and general counsel, as well as other top lawyers and decision makers at U.S. companies with an annual revenue of at least $1 billion.