Risk Update

OCG Quick Risk Poll — How Are Your Managing Outside Counsel Guideline Review?

Time for another BRB experiment. This time I’m conducting a quick (5 minute) reader poll on everyone’s favorite topic: OCGs.

Last week an old friend and director of risk at an Am Law 100 firm reached out, looking for insight into law firm trends on managing outside counsel guidelines. Specifically, he wanted to understand how many firms have created a dedicated position on their NBI/conflicts teams (or on another team) to manage OCGs.

I pointed him at a few examples I’ve seen in the wild, but it sparked a discussion resulting in this quick poll.

So if you have a role like this at your firm – or if you’re planning or hoping to create one – please take five minutes to: Take the survey here. [Ed: Survey Now Concluded] (And if you don’t have one and care to share why, that would be helpful context to collect as well.)

Let’s see what we learn…