Risk Staffing Survey Shows Trends that Helped Firms Craft a Stronger Pandemic Response

The COVID-19 pandemic dealt law firms and other professional service firms an unprecedented hand, but research shows that the professionalization of risk teams — and their firms’ support for distributed staff — helped position risk services to continue without interruption during stay-at-home restrictions.

Read our experts’ reflections on key findings from the recent Intapp Risk Staffing Survey to help inform your strategies in the new normal:

  • How risk staffing models — and especially the increasing professionalization of the risk function — and modern technology set the stage for remote work and enabled effective operations during the early months of pandemic response
  • How to balance a global risk perspective with pragmatic local requirements
  • How to better respond to the broadening mandate of risk departments, including client commitments, cybersecurity, and information governance