2022 CounselLink®
Enterprise Legal
Management Trends Report

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and detailed insight
for corporate counsel
  • Highlights from seven guiding metrics
  • Expanded international partner rate data
  • Detailed subcategories for specific comparisons

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Insights are based on data derived from over $49 billion in legal spending, 1.2 million matters, and entries from more than 350,000 timekeepers across the globe.

The seven key metrics reflect charges billed by outside counsel in 2021.

2021 was a record-setting year for global mergers and acquisitions (M&A)


processed through CounselLink

material price increase

Median partner hourly rate

International data highlights 13 countries across the globe

Median partner rates for Litigation, Intellectual Property, Employment & Labor, and Corporate practice areas

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Employment & Labor and Corporate Rates

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