Learning how in-house attorneys tackle the financial and ethical dilemmas that come with working for corporations drew a crowd of 170 people to Cary last week for a crash course in the intricacies of business and law.Read More »
Building rapport and maintaining constant communication are the keys to sustaining a healthy business relationship between in-house and outside counsel, panelists said at Lawyers Weekly's Business and Law Breakfast Wednesday. About 40 people gathered at the Marriott City Center hotel in downtown Raleigh as panelists Jay Campbell, executive director of the N.C. Board of Pharmacy; Ken Hammer, general counsel and vice president of corporate governance at DataFlux Corp.; and Jeff Miller, vice president, general counsel and secretary of Highwoods Properties discussed the most effective ways for outside firms to attract in-house business.Read More »
Law firm partners and corporate general counsel are all lawyers, but they practice law in very different worlds. Whether the issue is hourly rates, cost cutting, governance or other measures, corporate culture is focused on organizational performance and values.Read More »
About 125 people gathered to recognize excellence in the in-house legal community today at the third-annual In-House Leaders in Law award ceremony sponsored by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. Eleven attorneys were honored. "You are the ones who consistently go above and beyond that which is asked of you," Lawyers Weekly Publisher Tonya Mathis told the crowd at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Charlotte, noting that the recipients not only demonstrated excellence in the practice of law but also in contributing to their communities and balancing work and family life.
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By CAITLIN COAKLEY, Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org For a law firm that wants to serve as outside counsel for a company, the best thing it can do is have an attorney who is the absolute best in his or her ...Read More »