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Laxmi Stebbins Wordham

TweetNothing goes together like pancakes, winning first prize, and schmoozing with experts in social media.  Last Thursday, I attended the BtoB magazine Social Media Marketing Awards breakfast in New York City to celebrate  Martindale.com Connected winning  first prize in the “Best Closed Community” category. The event was well-attended by some amazing professionals, and I’d like to thank […]

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TweetIt’s hard to believe it’s been one year since we launched Martindale-Hubbell Connected, now the premier online professional network for the legal profession. The phenomenal growth of the network over the past 12 months stands as a testament to incredibly hard work by the motivated and talented team at Martindale and, of course, to the […]

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TweetMartindale-Hubbell Connected was recently honored with the Commendation of Excellence Award by the Society for New Communications Research as part of the 2009 SNCR Excellence in New Communications Awards. The Society honors “innovative organizations that are pioneering the use of social media, ICT, mobile media, online communities, and collaborative technologies in the areas of media, […]

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TweetMartindale-Hubbell Connected, launched March 31 with 3,000 beta users, just passed the 20,000 mark in registered, authenticated members. We are proud to say that the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) conference in Boston this week was integral in helping us achieve this milestone. It has been extremely gratifying to everyone on the Martindale-Hubbell team to witness […]

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Tweet Last week I was one of five women honored by the Women’s Venture Fund as a Highest Leaf Award recipient. I am extremely honored to be a part of this group of remarkable women. Their stories and achievements are incredibly inspiring. Most importantly I’m honored to accept the award on behalf of my team. […]

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TweetAs our great team of guest bloggers articulated recently, online networking is a growing trend in the legal profession with lots of issues and aspects to consider. Today, the Chicago Tribune ran a story about why lawyers are turning to online networking. Martindale-Hubbell CEO Ralph Calistri and I spoke to the reporter last month about […]

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TweetToday marks the launch and formal opening of the Martindale-Hubbell Connected network for lawyers and legal professionals – a major milestone in the transformation of Martindale-Hubbell to meet the transforming needs of today’s legal profession. In beta since last summer, the community has grown over the past 10 months with a steadily increasing number of […]

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TweetThe Counsel to Counsel Summit this week in Washington, D.C., promises to bring together experienced lawyers from a variety of organizations to discuss the important topic of in-house/outside counsel relationships. While the specific content of the sessions is kept off the record, the panel discussions, general observations and lessons learned can – and will – […]

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TweetMartindale-Hubbell is hosting an upcoming in-person CLE opportunity for in-house counsel: The Counsel to Counsel (C2C) Summit on Maximizing In-House/Outside Counsel Relationships April 1-2, 2009, at The Reagan Center in Washington, D.C. The Summit will feature two days of discussions to help corporate counsel build cost-effective teams without sacrificing quality or effectiveness. The format of […]

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TweetFor corporate counsel, the process of evaluating and hiring an outside law firm can cost a great deal of time and resources. Recently, this process has become even more demanding. Employers are challenging their in-house counsel to seek better performance and lower expenses from their law firms and review them more often. Corporate counsel are […]

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