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TweetWhether you’re celebrating Passover or getting ready for Easter, I hope you had a fantastic week. We here at martindale.com Connected had a lawcastic week ourselves. Yes, I said lawcastic. How could I not considering the great multimedia content we posted to our community this week, namely the two latest editions of our martindale.com Connected […]

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TweetAs we all know, corporate law departments have a duty to preserve evidence when they are notified the company is being sued or when there is a reasonable chance the company is going to be sued. What follows is the important and detailed process of issuing a litigation or legal hold.  This week, during our […]

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TweetUntil now, there hasn’t been any dedicated research to accurately reflect the perceptions of the relationship between in-house legal departments and law firms in Brazil. Which is why LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, working with Brazilian legal department management consultancy Gonçalves & Gonçalves Marketing Jurídico, developed, ‘Brazilian study on the relationship between legal departments and law firms’. This […]

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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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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 […]

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TweetI’ve spent the last few weeks on the road visiting with various corporate legal departments. The pressure on corporate counsel to control costs is as intense as ever. That’s not new. What I found interesting was the amount of legal work — like real trial work — that is moving in-house to help keep costs […]

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TweetIn an article called Hiring Lawyers by the Numbers Ursula Furi-Perry writes about the trend in corporate America for hiring decisions by outside counsel to be scrutinized by procurement officers. While these new policies are making lawyers both in-house and in private practice squirm and shudder, the real question is how to preserve the trusted […]

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TweetAt a Counsel to Counsel Forum earlier this week I was able to listen to corporate counsel from global corporations describe what they want from outside counsel.  A few days later, here in LA at LMA, I participated on a panel that Leigh Dance, President of ELD International, moderated called What Corporate Clients Need from […]

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