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Including:
  • Benchmarking reports pulled from nearly $10 billion in RFPs submitted on PERSUIT
  • AFAs: Answers to the questions you didn’t even know you had from our global team of experts in legal pricing
  • Insider insights from our community of Fortune 500 in-house teams and their firms about AI, pricing, and all things legal-ops. 

No fluff. No hype.

Just the facts, data, and insights you need to make your next best move. (Ok, and maybe the occasional “Kill Bill(able) Hours” rant from Jim.

 

About PERSUIT CEO, Jim Delkousis

Jim Delkousis is the CEO and founder of PERSUIT. Prior to the launch of PERSUIT, Jim was a BigLaw partner for 17 years, including nine years as a partner at DLAPiper, the third largest firm in the world.

Jim earned his J.D. at the University of Melbourne and a Masters of Law in Commercial Law at the University of London. He splits time between New York and Melbourne.

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May 3, 2024

Are you the next superhero of legal spend

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April 26, 2024

Billables are costing you in settlement

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April 19, 2024

Pricing data: are you missing the point

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April 12, 2024

Gimme a break

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April 5, 2024

Price Benchmarking is here!

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March 29, 2024

Controlling outside counsel spend: How are you showing it?

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March 22, 2024

Firms talk GenAI

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March 15, 2024

Firms, GenAI, and billables

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March 8, 2024

You gotta try

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March 1, 2024

Diversity in legal: the data doesn't lie

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February 23, 2024

Is the marketplace for legal at a tipping point?

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February 16, 2024

Are firm rankings really that useful?

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February 9, 2024

Rankings: Did your firms make the list?

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February 2, 2024

Firm rankings unlike all the others

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January 26, 2024

We love competition...here's why

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January 19, 2024

Hourly rates are here to stay…. whatcha gonna do?

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January 12, 2024

The cure for rate negotiations pain

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January 5, 2024

What In-House Teams Wanted to Know in 2023

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December 22, 2023

The secret to happiness

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December 15, 2023

6 value adds to ask from firms

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December 8, 2023

Rate hikes: 5 tactics for in-house teams

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November 30, 2023

Firm rate hikes face a reckoning

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November 22, 2023

Even legaltech startups should take time to give thanks

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November 17, 2023

3 ways to help you AFA

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November 10, 2023

My broken promise

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November 3, 2023

Pandemics, AI, oh my! GCs, what’s your playbook?

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October 27, 2023

Shadow billing is a problem

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October 20, 2023

How to sell new tech to lawyers 😣

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October 13, 2023

Why are law firms *still* raising rates in 2023?

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October 6, 2023

Legal's "Aha!" moment.

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September 29, 2023

The "CEO test" and change.

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September 22, 2023

Data on diversity and what in-house teams can do.

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September 15, 2023

Data from 10B in proposal value submitted on PERSUIT.

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September 8, 2023

AI, in-house, and firms

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September 1, 2023

CIO tragedy: Will GCs make the same mistake?

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August 25, 2023

Rate negotiations. Help!

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August 18, 2023

AI: How to start the convo with your firms

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August 11, 2023

AI & value-based billing + new data about top firms

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August 4, 2023

AI hype + New Data on Firms

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July 28, 2023

ChatGPT ends the Kill Bill(ables) Newsletter (plus something new!)

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July 21, 2023

Wachtell: Can we blame them?

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July 14, 2023

Twitter v. Wachtell: How it will end... and what comes next

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July 11, 2023

Twitter v. Wachtell: a reckoning for firm sourcing?

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July 7, 2023

Could more freedom help our broken Biglaw paradigm?

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June 30, 2023

AI and in-house: Shell's legal ops weighs in

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June 23, 2023

AI: Will this time be different?

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June 16, 2023

GCs, what's your legacy?

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June 9, 2023

Do you need this? ChatGPT-powered PERSUIT

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June 2, 2023

Are GCs the real blocker to innovation?

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May 26, 2023

Is AI a threat to in-house teams?

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May 19, 2023

AI is legal’s new personal trainer?

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May 12, 2023

Advice I still need to hear — 100th Podcast with PERSUIT’s Michelle Landy

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May 5, 2023

Lawyer layoffs: How to protect your talent

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April 28, 2023

The best firm/team/price? How do you know?

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April 21, 2023

E-billing is nonsense

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April 14, 2023

7 ways lawyers are solving problems using PERSUIT

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April 7, 2023

ChatGPT kills the billable hour?

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March 31, 2023

Killing the Billable + Legal Tech?

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March 24, 2023

Is legal like a pyramid scheme?

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March 17, 2023

E-billing pitched as savings? It’s a con.

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March 10, 2023

Let’s end the controversy over reverse auctions.

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March 3, 2023

Are these 6 things what GCs care about?

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February 24, 2023

Do lawyers stink at innovation?

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February 17, 2023

Lawyers aren’t always logical

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February 10, 2023

GC 4.0 is here. Are you ready?

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January 31, 2023

Does the billable hour need killing?

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January 27, 2023

Firm rankings from $7 billion in proposals and 1,500 law firms

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January 20, 2023

Layoffs and law firm profits.

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January 12, 2023

Layoffs in legal.

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January 5, 2023

The sledgehammer of cost reduction in legal

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December 22, 2022

$1B+ in Awarded Work

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December 16, 2022

DE&I in legal

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December 9, 2022

The old way, the new way, and the billable hour

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December 2, 2022

18% rate increase requests this year

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November 22, 2022

Failure, momentum, and gratitude

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November 17, 2022

Killing billable hours: The bigger goal

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November 10, 2022

"You had me at sh*t work"

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November 3, 2022

PERSUIT Ranking: Top firms for diversity

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October 27, 2022

Will 2000 hour quotas continue?

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October 20, 2022

The billable hour is cancer

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