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Can Appellate Outcomes Be Predicted?

Kirk Jenkins likes to know the odds. As an undergrad at Harvard, the Chicago-based Sedgwick partner built regression models to predict decisions by the Federal Reserve Bank. So it’s no surprise that now, as a lawyer, he is among the early believers in the value of legal data analytics. And he has a message for the rest of the profession: there’s no going back.


An Insider’s Take on Litigation Funding

Vaughn Walker, the retired chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, made waves last fall when he teamed up with Bentham IMF as a member of its investment vetting committee.

 


What Firm Comp Systems Are Really Rewarding

Law firms are working hard at the difficult task of tailoring their compensation models to retain key talent, attract new talent, send the right message for what is valued at the firm and protect the firm’s culture all at the same time. It’s not easy and there is a lot of experimenting going on.