Monday, 23 September 2013 11:00 Written by Jennifer Brown
As hard as it may be for some to believe, in-house counsel are not perfect! The legal media and blogosphere are filled with criticism of law firms and the legal profession by in-house counsel (and others) for their lack of business acumen, high costs, continued use of the billable hour, unsustainable business models, poor communication skills, and so on. You see less criticism of the in-house community and when you do it frequently addresses the failure to exercise fully their influence when dealing with law firms.
More general counsel decided to cut ties with their external law firms this year compared to 2012, highlighting price and budget reduction among the top reasons.
Monday, 09 September 2013 09:00 Written by Jennifer Brown
|‘I don’t think there is a lot of interest in vacating a union when you have one and I don’t think people draw a connection between a bad economy and unions,’ says Glenn Wheeler.|
Monday, 02 September 2013 09:00 Written by Jennifer Brown
Monday, 26 August 2013 08:00 Written by Jennifer Brown
Monday, 19 August 2013 09:29
Video: Eighth annual InHouse/ACC general counsel roundtable on law department management: Regulatory and compliance pressures in-houseWritten by Jennifer Brown
It used to be that in-house counsel would draft an IT policy regarding the use of corporate-owned and personally owned devices where the employee or consultant agreed he or she had no expectation of privacy with regard to business data, and the consequences of violating the policy, including termination, were laid out.
Monday, 12 August 2013 09:17 Written by Jennifer Brown