In-house Counsel

849 ABA Journal In-house Counsel articles.

A Matter of Degree

An LL.M. Can Boost a Stagnating Practice, But Likely Won’t Pump the Paycheck

The Cisco Way

This Internet Giant’s Outside Counsel Must Stay Tech-Savvy to Survive

Lost in the Law

When I first browsed through How Lawyers Lose Their Way: A Profession Fails its Creative Minds, the new book by law professors Jean Stefancic and Richard Delgado, I came upon…

Thrifty Litigation

Law Firms are Still Learning How to Hold Down Litigation Costs to Please Corporate Clients

The Strategic Lawyer

Companies Are Placing Premiums on Advisers Who Understand Both Business and the Big Picture

Of Motives and Memos

Supreme Court Will Hear the Tale of Arthur Andersen’s Fall

Catch a Rising Star

Put Some Mentors in Your Pocket, and Save Them for a Rainmaker Day

Demanding Diversity

Corporate Pressure Is Changing the Racial Mix at Some Law Firms

Flying Under the Radar

After Percolating Quietly, These Legal Issues May Grab Headlines in 2005

Coming Out Of Her Shell

This Oil Company’s General Counsel Spoke Out and Became a Champion of Diversity

Cautiously Corporate

In the Sarbanes-Oxley Era, Lawyers Still Go In-House But Enter Carefully

Telling Secrets: When In-House Lawyers Sue Their Employers, They Find Themselves in the Middle of the Debate on Client Confidentiality

Filed claims against their employers, alleging that they were forced from their jobs in retaliation for legal advice or gripes against management that the companies didn’t appreciate.

Ethics Czars in Demand

Self-Policing Requirements Result in New Positions for Experienced Lawyers

Growth Guru

In-house Counselors Hired to Help Staffers’ Careers Progress Within the Law Firm

The Outside Looking In

There’s Still Corporate Work for Law Firms, But They Have to Start Thinking About the Company They Want to Keep

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