867 ABA Journal In-house Counsel articles.
New breed of firms provides lower-cost, high-skill help
Dec 1, 2007 5:14 PM CST
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston is changing the face of its legal representation, axing its longtime but controversial law firm and replacing it with an in-house counsel.
Nov 30, 2007 10:11 PM CST
A 52-year-old former staff lawyer for Philip Morris has filed a suit that contends he was fired for being too old and for complaining about others who were dismissed for…
Nov 29, 2007 2:31 PM CST
The former general counsel of KLA-Tencor who sparred with the company’s then-CEO over stock options backdating has been named the new top lawyer for another Silicon Valley company.
Nov 28, 2007 2:24 PM CST
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has tapped a lawyer who worked on many of its biggest deals as general counsel.
He is David Sorkin of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett,…
Nov 21, 2007 3:02 PM CST
Corporate legal departments eager to keep better tabs on their outside lawyers are asking about their performance in surveys of company executives and in-house lawyers.
Lawyers attending the annual meeting…
Nov 16, 2007 2:25 PM CST
Working at home has long been seen as an attractive option by a significant number of the nation’s professionals. However, that view isn’t shared by the vast majority of employers.…
Nov 15, 2007 7:44 PM CST
Michigan law firm Warner Norcross & Judd, tapped as Whirlpool’s North American business litigation counsel, has agreed to set up a flat-fee billing arrangement with the appliance maker.
Nov 15, 2007 2:15 PM CST
The former chief lawyer for Samsung Group has filed a legal complaint with South Korean prosecutors that alleges a bribery scheme and cover-up by chairman Lee Kun Hee.
Nov 7, 2007 6:45 PM CST
Apple has granted its new general counsel Daniel Cooperman 133,000 shares of restricted stock valued at about $25 million.
Cooperman was general counsel of Oracle before Nov 6, 2007 3:16 PM CST
Wal-Mart has issued a memo to its law firms announcing a “moratorium on across-the-board rate increases.”
The memo says the retailer will consider only “reasonable, individual requests for rate increases…
Nov 5, 2007 2:31 PM CST
Although the law firms doing corporate work understand that they need to focus on servicing the needs of in-house counsel, they still don’t know how to do so.
Oct 31, 2007 6:10 PM CDT
Officials with two high-tech companies, including one general counsel, are trading barbs on their own blogs about a patent dispute.
Voicing their opinions from Sun Microsystems are general counsel Oct 31, 2007 10:34 AM CDT
Misrepresenting himself as still married to his ex-wife for six years, so that she could continue to be covered under his health insurance, has cost a former New York state…
Oct 31, 2007 1:00 AM CDT
Two big-name companies based in Switzerland are now using a new scoring system to determine what law firms to hire.
Zurich, a well-known insurance carrier, announced this week that it…
Oct 25, 2007 3:30 PM CDT