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Legal Outreach Program: Corporate Counsel Departments Give Back While Helping Their Diversity Efforts

By LegalOutreach.org, Guest Contributor Katherine Nunez stood at the podium as a Columbia Law School 1L addressing lawyers from corporations and law firms.  She described how she was now a law student because of her participation as a New York … Continue reading

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The Justice Department’s New Corporate Resolution Policy: An End to ‘Piling On’?

By Charles A. De Monaco, Matthew D. Lee and Jana Volante Walshak Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein unveiled a new Justice Department policy for resolving major corporate investigations last month at a speech to the New York City Bar White Collar … Continue reading

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Survey: Nearly Two-Thirds of Legal Departments Want More Talent In-House

According to a recent survey conducted by Special Counsel, law departments want more talent in-house. You can’t blame them – having more subject matter experts at the ready can help law departments respond to a company’s needs in a more … Continue reading

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Second Circuit’s BMI Decision Commendably Overturns the Justice Department’s Interference with Efficient Contracting in Performance Rights Licensing

Introduction and Summary On December 19, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit presented Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) with an early Christmas present.  Specifically, the Second Circuit commendably affirmed the District Court for the Southern District of … Continue reading

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Law Departments and the Foundation of Law Firm Marketing Bullshit

My friend John Grant made a mistake.Many moons ago he was consulting on process improvement for a large law department. He surveyed in-house counsel on their biggest complaints about outside counsel. The response was that outside counsel:Don't understand my business Can't … Continue reading

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