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In-House Counsel

Apr 29, 2011

When business and law intersect, professional ethics get thorny

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.

Feb 16, 2011

In-house counsel hate surprises but love communication

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, genera[...]

Jan 28, 2011

Coach’s Corner: How a law department becomes a profit center

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.

Oct 13, 2010

Exceptional N.C. in-house lawyers honored at Charlotte event

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, n[...]

Sep 24, 2010

In-house counsel give tips to outside firms at forum

 By CAITLIN COAKLEY, Staff Writer [email protected]   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 specific area of expertise. That’s according to panelists who spoke last week at the 2010 […]

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