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Wisconsin Law Review Symposium: Who's in the House? The Changing Role and Nature of In-House and General Counsel

A conference produced by our friends in Madison… Who's in the House? The Changing Role and Nature of In-House and General Counsel Wisconsin Law Review Symposium November 18-19, 2011 Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery Program Chair: Jonathan C. Lipson, Foley & … Continue reading

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Law Firm Risk Management Blog: "Outside Ownership of Law Firms? IBM General Counsel Weighs In"

Interesting post at Law Firm Risk Management Blog. When I hear the debates about opening up ownership of US law firms, I remain puzzled about who favors it. A top lawyer at IBM thinks the idea isn't good for clients. … Continue reading

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Doing Business in India – New York In-House Counsel Meetup (September 22, 2011, NYC, CLE Pending)

Another interesting presentation from the New York In-House Counsel Meetup – something that in-house counsel should consider attending if their companies are doing business in India: An ever increasingly important market, India can be an especially challenging part of the … Continue reading

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Examining the Evolving 'Power' of Today's General Counsel

A new study by University of Oxford Saïd Business School professor Mari Sako probes the disruptive forces at play in a business environment that is changing the power profile of GCs in an array of industries. [via: Examining the Evolving … Continue reading

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Four more reasons for inactivity by general counsel regarding law firms costs, building on eight earlier reasons

In the view of Jordan Furlong 30 months ago, for three reasons general counsel balk at making major changes against law firms (See my post of Feb. 19, 2009: seven reasons why law departments do not take dramatic action.) 1…. … Continue reading

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