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Corporate counsel issues

TweetOn January 22 at ACC San Diego’s 7th Annual GCRoundtable, I moderated a Session entitled “Taking Control: Meeting the Challenges to Becoming a High-Performance Legal Team.”  Alan Tse, GC of LG Electronics Mobilecomm USA, was the featured panelist. Alan covered a wide variety of issues around building out his high-performing legal department.  He stressed such […]

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TweetJust what do in-house Counsel want? What drives their hiring decisions when choosing a law firm? When do they choose a local law firm versus a global firm? How do they prefer to be marketed to? These are other important questions will be answered by Martindale-Hubbell Connected during a FREE webinar entitled What in House […]

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TweetAs the global economic downturn continues, in-house and law firm lawyers have to adapt to survive.  A recent post available exclusively within the CEE Research group, of Martindale-Hubbell Connected provides new primary research insight into how the heads of 65 major companies in Russia are adapting to meet the current challenging economic climate.  Originally presented […]

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TweetWhen we were first married, my wife and I took a two-week honeymoon in Israel.  There we met a great couple who had been married for fifty years.  “What’s the secret?” I asked the husband, Sidney.  Without missing a beat, his wife Ethel said, “never go to bed angry.” Now, inside/outside counsel relationships are a […]

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TweetTwo days ago, as Jon shared here, we released one of the biggest and most significant release in martindale.com this year, totally revising the Member Search experience, upgrading our blog platform, and enhancing many many more features on the site. These exiting and frequent releases cycles which compose our daily work schedule, happen every few […]

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Tweet As we continue to transform Martindale-Hubbell, we rely heavily on industry feedback to help us gauge our strengths, our weaknesses, and to ensure that we deliver the kind of value our clients demand. We also rely on market surveys to better understand the extent to which the Martindale-Hubbell legal network remains a valued resource […]

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TweetLitigation and the Financial Crisis, by Joseph De Simone, John M. Driscoll, John J. Tharp, Jr., and Sina Toussi   How did it all begin?  The panelists answered this question with a complex diagram in this presentation from Incisive Media’s 21st Annual General Counsel Conference in New York City.  We captured all of the forum panels […]

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TweetIP and Emerging Regulation, by Mark Costello, James F. Hurst, and Gail Levine   The Obama campaign pledged to infuse our patent system with more “predictability and clarity” and “reduce uncertainty and wasteful litigation that is currently a significant drag on innovation,” but the Obama administration’s hands have been tied fixing the broken economy. In the […]

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TweetKeynote Address: Adding Value in Good Times and Bad, Richard Baer Today’s economic climate has been called the worst since the Great Depression, but according to Richard Baer, general counsel for Qwest Communications International Inc., dark times can present opportunities for change. No stranger to adversity, Baer took over the GC role at Qwest in 2004, […]

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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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