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Leopard Intelligence Resources

We’re committed to providing up-to-date research and data on legal industry topics that matter to you. From webinars and infographics to research reports and articles, Leopard Solutions is your source for the legal
intelligence you need.

Diversity In Law White Paper - Leopard Solutions

Diversity in Law White Paper assesses the recent Supreme Court rulings on affirmative action and its impact on DEI initiatives. Read the report.

Webinar Replay and Slides: Staffing Your Corporate Legal Department

In partnership with the Cluen Corporation, this webinar explores current trends and offers practical insights on optimizing your legal department to enhance its performance and meet organizational objectives.

Webinar Replay and Slides: Diversity in the Legal Industry

In a recent webinar, a panel of DEI professionals joined Laura Leopard, CEO and Founder of Leopard Solutions, to discuss the latest data analysis and insights regarding the progression of DEI. This webinar also showcases the latest survey results from DEI professionals across the legal industry.

The Leopard Den Podcast: Building a Lasting Legacy

Succession planning is crucial for law firms, especially large ones. Failing to prepare and implement a succession plan can lead to disastrous results, including loss of clients and revenue.

The After Party Podcast: Building a Lasting Legacy

Tune in to our After Party podcast, where we continue the insightful conversations from the recent webinar, "Building a Lasting Legacy: Empowering Organizations Through Strategic Succession Planning."

Webinar Replay: Building a Lasting Legacy

Watch our recent webinar, where a panel of industry experts joined us to discuss the importance of succession planning on organizational management, its role in ensuring smooth leadership transitions, and the empowerment it offers to the next generation of professionals.

White Paper: Building a Lasting Legacy

This report, authored by Laura Leopard, Founder and CEO of Leopard Solutions, sheds light on the critical issue of succession planning within organizations, focusing on the legal sector.

The Leopard Den Podcast: The Challenges of Women in Big Law

While top law firms are taking steps towards gender equality, challenges for women in Big Law persist. Our data reveals that many women are leaving the industry at the height of their careers, despite more women than men being hired straight out of law school.

The Challenges of Women in Big Law Report 2023

The Leopard Solutions Women Leaving Law 2022 report showed that a large number of women are choosing to leave Big Law at the peak of their careers. Conversely, more women are being hired than men out of law school. Their exits at the later career stage could pose future risks to firms. We recently surveyed women currently working in the Top 200 firms to get their insights directly, and combined with an in-depth analysis of the Leopard Solutions database to offer key strategies that law firms should consider implementing. Get the report to gain an understanding and insights into how to combat this trend.

The Use of Outside Counsel

Leopard Solutions’ 2022 In-House survey showed that the majority of respondents (98%) hire outside counsel, with litigation (50%), corporate (17%), and intellectual property (10%) being the most in-demand practice areas. How can firms stand out amongst the competition?

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