From the monthly archives:

October 2008

TweetI’ve just returned from the Association of Corporate Counsel’s annual meeting in Seattle, which was a swirl of people and ideas. This year the big buzz was the ACC’s Value Challenge, an initiative to rethink the traditional business model of inside-outside counsel relationships. This has been a topic of conversation for many years, but this […]


TweetLast month I attended the CMO Conference in New York and attended a presentation by Peter Columbus, the Director of Business Development for Kaye Scholer, and Mark Messing, Chief Marketing Officer of Weil, Gotshal& Manges. The segment was titled “Moving On Up: How to Succeed in the Somewhat Squirrely Business of Directories, Awards, Accolades and […]


Tweet“At the end of the day, we believe it’s good for all of our sellers to make sure we are protecting the consumer experience first,” Mr. Bezos said.  “Our first and foremost goal is to earn trust with consumers.  If there are no consumers buying, nothing else matters.”  Mr. Bezos of course is Jeff Bezos, […]


TweetAs you know, I’m part of a team working to create something new – Martindale-Hubbell Connected, a professional network for lawyers that draws on the depth and power of Martindale’s existing base of global lawyer information. About half of all lawyers use networking sites such as LinkedIn. The market clearly believes this form of networking […]


TweetLast week, Martindale-Hubbell hosted one of our regular series of Counsel to Counsel Best Practices Forums. These are unique events bringing together in-house counsel and select law firms to discuss the particular challenges of their roles. In this session, “Managing Complex Transactions,” participants talked about an idea that’s beginning to take hold in the legal […]

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