850 ABA Journal In-house Counsel articles.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is alleging that a corporate general counsel participated in a Ponzi scheme that targeted naïve investors in ads that sometimes ran on the Rush Limbaugh Show
Oct 11, 2017 7:45 AM CDT
Equifax’s board of directors is reportedly scrutinizing the actions of the company’s chief legal officer, John Kelley, because of two of his duties—overseeing security and approving stock sales by executives.
Oct 2, 2017 9:04 AM CDT
A misaddressed email from WilmerHale informed a Wall Street Journal reporter that the Securities and Exchange Commission was investigating the departure of PepsiCo’s general counsel.
Sep 27, 2017 10:59 AM CDT
Charles Kenji Whitehead
Sep 21, 2017 8:30 AM CDT
With $10.5 million, serial entrepreneur Justin Kan is about to take on Big Law.
After three months operating under the radar, Atrium LLP publicly launched on Thursday with the…
Sep 14, 2017 3:56 PM CDT
A periodic survey of corporations by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s legal-reform arm found that Delaware has lost its No. 1 ranking for being business-friendly in legal matters, dropping to…
Sep 12, 2017 1:45 PM CDT
Diversity at law firms, especially at the higher levels of partnership, continues to be a hot topic of discussion. But is that all that it is, a discussion item?
Aug 25, 2017 12:26 PM CDT
Ari Kaplan spoke with Silvia Hodges Silverstein, the executive director of the Buying Legal Council, the international trade organization for legal procurement, and John De Forte, a London-based consultant to law and other professional services firms.
Aug 25, 2017 8:30 AM CDT
General counsel score higher than non-CEO executives on two leadership attributes—characterized in part by cautiousness—that are the most prevalent leadership characteristics found among top executives, according to research by executive leadership firm Heidrick & Struggles.
Aug 23, 2017 2:04 PM CDT
Despite decades of lip service to the importance of diversity in the legal community, the upper ranks of most law firms still fail to accurately reflect the gender and ethnic makeup of practitioners or the population at large.
Aug 11, 2017 3:07 PM CDT
General counsel at more than 25 major companies plan to share data on their law firms in an effort to learn whether firm size and practices, such as value billing, have any effect on satisfaction and results.
Jul 14, 2017 7:00 AM CDT
When we meet with law firm managing partners and senior partners, we often ask them how well they understand their metrics.
Do you understand your firm’s profits per partner?
Do you understand how many hours you and other partners have billed and what billing rates are?
Jul 13, 2017 8:00 AM CDT
On the same day that a massive ransomware attack
hit DLA Piper, cybersecurity startup firm LogicForce released a chilling report
that found that law firms are still woefully unprepared for all sorts of cyber threats.
Jun 29, 2017 8:41 AM CDT
Responding quickly to an identity theft, ransomware or other computer attack means having a plan in place. And as participants in the National Institute on Cybersecurity Law learned, that includes…
Jun 26, 2017 4:20 PM CDT
A new legal technology company that intends
to “transform the delivery of corporate legal services” has raised $10.5 million in initial funding.
Jun 20, 2017 7:00 AM CDT
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