Recent Study Reflects GrowthOf FindLaw Corporate Counsel Center

Thursday, July 1, 2004 - 01:00



FindLaw has announced its Corporate Counsel Center has quickly grown to become the preferred source for online legal news and information among the nation's top in-house corporate counselors, according to a recent study. The FindLaw Corporate Counsel Center caters to the specific needs of in-house lawyers, offering cost-effective tools such as industry centers, news, research aids and the West Legal Directory - a powerful resource for researching lawyers and law firms.


According to a recent study conducted by FindLaw, the Corporate Counsel Web site (http://corporate.findlaw.com) is the leading source of information among corporate counsel. Recent web traffic reports revealed a substantial and recurring usage by this audience, which includes law departments from 83 Fortune 100 companies. The study also indicated 48 percent of these in-house counselors represent companies with more than $1 billion in annual revenues. In addition, 83 percent of respondents reported that FindLaw plays a role in selecting outside counsel for their companies.


FindLaw President and Chief Executive Officer Debbie Monroe said the FindLaw Corporate Counsel Center has proven to be an invaluable resource for the nation's leading business professionals and in-house legal counselors, averaging 250,000 unique users each month.


"The FindLaw Corporate Counsel Center offers an unparalleled opportunity for outside counsel to market their expertise and experience to potential clients," Ms. Monroe said. "Its success illustrates the exceptional power and value of FindLaw services to the legal industry."