|ABA Approves Resolution Allowing Foreign Lawyers to Work in US as In-house Counsel|
ABA Approves Resolution Allowing Foreign Lawyers to Work in US as In-house Counsel
|In-House Counsel: Life in the Corporate Wing|
More and more lawyers are discovering that company counsel gigs come with surprisingly interesting challenges-and some very attractive perks.
|NJ Supreme Court Broadens Scope for In-House Counsel|
NJ Supreme Court Broadens Scope for In-House CounselACC's Annual Meeting Scheduled for OctoberGeneral Counsels Paid Lucrative Bonuses
|In-House Counsel Salaries|
As the latest NALP reports have already shown, the percentage of law graduates in jobs requiring an attorney license is the lowest since 1974, and similarly, the percentage of law graduates in non-lawyer jobs and jobs that do not require an attorney license is the highest ever. The in-house counsel remains somewhere in between – many in-house positions do not require an attorney license, and many do. Employers are keen to optimize their organiz ...
|Legal Project Management for In-house Counsel|
The question of legal project management is one in which an in-house counsel may often need to get involved. Modern companies follow modern practices and new disciplines ushered in by electronic information and document creation technologies have changed the legal landscape. Previously armies of associates were required by large law firm to cope with the requirements of document discovery; today it is done by e-discovery systems. Previously, brie ...
|Lifestyle Changes that Affect In-house Counsel Attorneys|
Lifestyle perceptions and feelings of well-being vary from person to person according to a person’s background, cultural conditioning, and personal philosophy. Most people have their own individual life philosophies whether they choose to share their personal philosophies or not. How a person interprets a particular environment or situation as either good or bad is influenced by his/her philosophy and overall life experiences. With that said, t ...
|Attorney-Client Privilege for Corporate Communications Made to In-House Counsel|
The notion and protections of the “attorney-client” privilege varies from state to state within the U.S. Many factors affect the general attorney-client privilege regarding corporate communications including the various requirements for different states, federal requirements, international requirements, and various ethical restrictions. In this article, we will be exploring some of these factors.
|The Rise and Fall of In-house Counsel Salaries, 2012|
In-house counsel almost always have a cash component in their salaries and another component that includes “stock options exercised and stock value realized” (as put by the 2012 GC Compensation survey by Corporate Counsel). The real rise and fall happens in the second component of in-house salaries, which quite often is greater than the cash component, and also subject to the whims of Wall Street. But the ‘cash component’ itself is divide ...
|How Can I Get an In-House Counsel Job Straight Out of Law School?|
I am halfway through law school and am just
beginning to seriously look for a job. I have always
wanted to work in a corporations legal department, but it
seems like they always want someone with several years of
experience in practice. Is there any way around this?
|What Law Firms and In-house Counsel Are Doing in Online Marketing|
The latest survey of the working of law firms and in-house counsel in the new media environment done by Greentarget with ALM Legal Intelligence and the Zeughauser Group provides some significant insights into how law firms and in-house counsel are performing in establishing online presence and utilizing digital media. The survey, titled 2014 State of Digital & Content Marketing Survey, also highlights what successful lawyers and law firms are doi ...