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Going in-house represent the dream for many: one client instead of many competing for your time, more manageable workload, a broader range of work, less stress, no more billable hours. But is it all bliss?
Why hire an in-house attorney? The answer to this question is often not quite so simple.
These practice tips from experienced lawyers who represent organizations as outside counsel highlight some of the key challenges—and opportunities—that exist when representing a client who also happens to be a discerning lawyer.
For those who jump into a small or nonexistent in-house department as a young lawyer, take note: it represents an ice-bucket shift.
How do you ensure effective representation of your client—the company—while not evading the media?
The structure of alternative fees is limited only by imagination but generally falls into two categories: contingency fees and fixed fees. Here, we take a look at both.
The ABA has numerous membership groups and resources dedicated to this sought after practice setting.
The absence of basic technical knowledge is a distinct competitive disadvantage.
Each client’s uniqueness requires a different approach during the initial interview.
Fortunately, closing argument is more of a science than an art.
Many are interested in becoming an assistant U.S. attorney. Here, we offer some practical advice.
(In some sense, doing one of these things right enables the other—hopefully, a lot of the other.)
A guide to making one of the first decisions required when opening your own firm.
With so many legal and related technologies, where does a solo put those precious tech dollars?
No question, the responsibilities that come with being a lawyer can be detrimental to health and fitness. But busy lawyers can maintain healthy lifestyles.
A non-exhaustive, brief swing around the globe highlighting many of the similarities and a few of the differences we share with our colleagues around the world.
“A cell phone rang in the car. Madonna was on the line. She and Weinstein talked about the music for the final credits of a movie she had directed and he was producing. Sitting in the white-hot center of show business should have been more fun. But something was wrong…”
The strange odyssey of Hans Frank.