Pay Equity, Part 1: What Is Pay Equity?

Team discussing pay equity

By Katie Kiernan Marble and Karim Sampson. Pay equity can be a difficult concept to understand. Generally, employers do not intentionally pay employees differently based on gender, race, and other protected categories. However, several factors play a role in pay equity, including historic pay practices, implicit biases, behavioral norms, and other non-work-related impacts.  This blog […]

Arezou Arefi-Afshar adds hypergrowth focus to modCounsel’s Fractional GC services offering

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Today, modCounsel is thrilled to announce that Arezou Arefi-Afshar is joining as a Fractional General Counsel.  Arezou brings to modCounsel her deep expertise scaling hypergrowth B2B SaaS companies to developing and implementing post-M&A integration plans. As part of modCounsel’s Fractional General Counsel services, Arezou will support growth businesses as their resident in-house executive […]

modCounsel Expands its Global Legal Services with a New Buenos Aires Location

Today, modCounsel, a concierge legal services provider, officially launched its new service location in Buenos Aires, Argentina. modCounsel clients now receive the full benefit of a connected global services team delivering across North and South America, and Asia.   With modCounsel providing one global legal team, clients can tackle increased workloads with experienced talent, and can perform more […]

4 Challenges Legal Teams are Facing in 2023

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With the threat of recession, businesses need to be more discerning than ever about their costs for legal services. Companies that take a proactive approach will demonstrate how legal creates value during challenging markets. High-quality counsel delivers impact while meeting a tightly-monitored budget — a historically difficult task when you look at the high costs […]

Define the relationship: The art and science of contracts

Ronak Ray Interview

In business, contracts are everything, containing expectations and parameters for every relationship. But for busy companies without enough legal coverage or capacity to review, negotiate, and manage contracts they run the risk of, well, risks. Ronak Ray, CEO and Founder of modCounsel saw the glaring opportunity to do something about this necessary but missing element […]

modCounsel Launches mC IO, a Flat-Rate Contract Review Solution

Today, modCounsel, a concierge legal services provider, officially launched mC IO, an end-to-end contract review solution designed to expedite the contract review process to help alleviate the workloads for busy legal professionals and departments. Legal professionals are in higher demand than ever, yet many companies continue to pile on projects while expecting more from their […]

Processing consumer information? Be mindful of your personal data use 

Man looking at his computer analyzing data

Secondary use and opt-in consent regulations passed in California and Colorado without much fuss from privacy professionals. But, they can have significant operational impacts on organizations that choose to use personal data in a manner or purpose that was not adequately revealed at the time of collection. California and Colorado now have requirements for explicit […]

Legal Process Outsourcing: How to Utilize for Maximum Business Impact

Business team discussing Legal Process Outsourcing

Outsourced legal processing is revolutionizing the way legal departments operate. For many organizations, legal is viewed as a roadblock to business. Legal operations professionals can serve as the intermediary between business units and lawyers to enable legal departments to deliver more impactful services.  From people, processes, and technology through department-wide strategy and benchmarking, legal teams […]

DPIAs: They Aren’t Just For GDPR Anymore

Woman at her computer reviewing DPIA requirements on screen

Data Processing Impact Assessments, or DPIAs, are emerging as a new norm in the United States. Data Protection Impact Assessment (“PIA”) requirements have been associated with the GDPR, but now a spate of privacy laws has many states establishing their version of these requirements, which went or will go into effect this year or in […]