THE 2023 ENTERPRISE LEGAL REPUTATION REPORT How Legal Departments Directly Influence Business Materiality, Growth and Efficiency Download 2023 Report COLLABORATE. ACCELERATE. INNOVATE. The 2023 Enterprise Legal Reputation (ELR) Report provides a year-over-year (YoY) illustration of how corporate legal departments are perceived via interactions with enterprise employees. It also spotlights how Legal’s direct impact on business — from sales and innovation to corporate culture — depends on its ability to evolve its relationships. REPORT OVERVIEW Brought to you by Onit Conducted by Provoke Insights in November 2022 4,000 enterprise employees 500 corporate legal professionals KEY FINDINGS line 1. LEGAL’S SUPERPOWER IS ITS MATERIAL BUSINESS IMPACT Legal Professionals Legal teams believe internal clients perceive their department as having a positive effect on material aspects of their businesses. Percentage of legal professionals who feel internal clients see Legal’s positive impact in these areas Corporate Employees Legal’s internal clients acknowledge the department’s positive influence on corporate growth and profitability. Percentage of corporate employees who believe Legal positively affects these capabilities 2. LEGAL’S POSITIVE IMAGE DEPENDS ON MAINTAINING AND SUSTAINING POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS Legal Professionals Legal’s positive perception of its collaboration has fallen. Percentage of legal professionals that rate excellent or good interactions with these internal functions Corporate Employees The quality of corporate employees’ interactions with Legal has declined. Percentage of corporate employees that believe Legal works well with these internal functions 3. LEGAL’S FUTURE AS MATERIAL INFLUENCER LIES IN BECOMING A MODERN, INTERACTIVE PARTNER Legal Professionals Legal wants to be a more visible and efficient partner but there are roadblocks to modernization. Percentage of legal respondents that report these as barriers to providing a positive experience for internal clients Corporate Employees Corporate employees are looking for better communication and faster execution from Legal — especially in a challenging economic climate. Percentage of corporate employees that say these actions will help Legal better support their functions The 2023 Enterprise Legal Reputation Report reveals that how legal departments boldly choose to take control and transform their brand image from business protector into that of a true strategic business partner and material powerhouse will dictate Legal’s value and impact on growth and efficiency across every corner of the enterprise. THE FUTURE OF LEGAL IS NOW. Download 2023 ReportDownload 2022 Report Download 2023 Report Thank you for your interest! You will receive an email with a link to download the 2023 Enterprise Legal Reputation (ELR) Report shortly.