It is critical for lawyers to stay informed about the industries in which their clients operate to be able to provide effective legal advice. We do not practice law in a vacuum, yet we are not taught in law school how to keep apprised of clients’ industries and businesses. As a profession full of lifelong learners, we have the opportunity to learn about different types of industries based on the clients that we serve.
In this program, in-house and law firm attorneys share best practices for staying informed and up-to-date on latest developments and trends in the industries of their clients.
Identifying key sources of industry information and staying current on news and developments.
Building a maintaining a network of industry contacts and experts.
Utilizing technology and tools to aid industry research and analysis.
Communicating industry knowledge to clients and colleagues in a clear and concise manner.