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DocuSign for Legal Departments

Impact the business, do more with less, reduce risk

Deliver faster turnaround times with DocuSign

Do more with less–and deliver significant value to your business. DocuSign helps you streamline processes and automate workflows, standardize and analyze contract language and centrally store all your agreements.

Realize faster turnaround times, use less “paper” paperwork and reduce risk with DocuSign.

Featured products

DocuSign eSignature

Use the world’s #1 way to send and sign from practically anywhere, at any time.

DocuSign CLM

Automate the contract lifecycle with document generation, collaboration, workflow, and a central agreement repository. Watch this video to see CLM in action.

DocuSign Insight

Use AI-driven conceptual search, clause identification, and analytics across all of your contracts, post signature.

DocuSign eNotary

Enable notaries to execute electronic notarial acts in conjunction with electronic signatures.

DocuSign Click

Capture consent to standard agreement terms with a single click.

DocuSign Identify

Verify the identity of signers with ID verification, SMS authentication or knowledge-based authentication.

DocuSign Integrations

Easily embed DocuSign into your existing tools with our 400+ pre-built integrations with the leading platforms, including Salesforce, Microsoft, Google, SAP, Box and many more.

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Benefits for legal departments

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Reduce risk and improve governance

Improve visibility and governance, centrally store all your agreements, and standardize contract clauses and processes with DocuSign. Adapt to changing regulatory environments, including evolving data privacy obligations, with the power of pre-built AI.

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Do more with the same

Enable self-service by empowering contract risk scoring against pre-approved terms. Set thresholds for your legal team’s involvement with agreements to maximize your resources. Automate and simplify processes for intake, negotiations and approvals with pre-set workflows, approved templates, and clause libraries.

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Advise the enterprise

Impact enterprise-wide revenue acceleration or cost savings by automating workflows and accelerating cycle times. Use AI to generate insights and improve performance.

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Maintain lawfulness and court admissibility

A DocuSign agreement is tamper-evident, and includes a court-admissible certificate of completion and audit trail, exceeding what is possible with paper-based agreements.

Legal department challenges

47% of law departments process more than 1000 agreements every month.


Experience delays in closing deals relating to contract management issues.


Lack visibility into the location and status of agreements pre-execution (and 44% post-execution).


Says contracts go through 3-4 versions before being finalized.


Have difficulty maintaining security and confidentiality.


Experience risk from the inability to proactively detect problematic language.

Customer stories

Smarter contracting initiative built on DocuSign

Seeking to digitally transform procurement contracting, Unilever implemented a global smarter contracting initiative that reduced average contract completion time by 50%.

Tata Communications uses DocuSign

Learn how this leading communications provider’s legal department reduced contract turnarounds from months to just one day, and realized a 90% savings on courier services.

Resources for legal departments

Legal department solution brief

Learn more about how legal departments use DocuSign.

Connect agreement processes

Get the stats and information you need to understand why modernizing your systems of agreement can be a game-changer.

Why Legal Should Drive Contract Transformation

For lasting impact legal departments can lead the digital transformation of their company’s contracts and agreements.

Transform legal reviews

Learn the 4 most common challenges with contract reviews and the 5 ways to improve them.

Agree better

Learn how automating and connecting the entire agreement process gets business done faster with less risk.

Digital Trends for Legal Teams

Learn about the latest trends from this 800+ corporate legal professional participant survey.

Modernize your system of agreement

Accelerate agreement creation, negotiation, execution, and management with DocuSign.

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