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10 Tips for Lawyers Taking on Risk

Dennis Garcia, Assistant General Counsel of Microsoft Corporation, give his perspective on what lawyers should consider when taking on risk: “Recent geopolitical developments have made our world increasingly unpredictable. More than ever before lawyers need…


Working From Home Causes More Stress

A recent study finds that working from home causes more stress – but does it carve out “working from home” in finger quotes which many find much more enjoyable? “You’d think that working from home…


Busy is the New Stupid

Worky work, busy bee? Well, busy is the new stupid according to Ed Baldwin, SPHR, GPHR: “I’ll attempt to make this a short post, because you’re busy, and I’m busy too. Really busy.  It’s one…



Pick Lawyers Based On Win Rates with Justice Toolbox

While currently a consumer service, one can see this type of data-driven service being expanded to commercial litigation and other areas where data is available: “A recently launched company helps consumers find lawyers based on…



Welcome to the Era of White Dwarf Law Firms

In-house counsel concerned that their outside counsel may fade away like white dwarf stars should also look at the legal profession generally, and what their own role in it may look like if they and their fellow…


GC Compensation: Breaking Down the Numbers

Looking for baseline data on GC compensation? Check out a piece at the Metropolitan Corporate Counsel that provides some figures to work with: “Median compensation for general counsel increased slightly between 2014 and 2015 at…


Lawyers: Get Ready for Blockchain

Still using a flip-phone? Was the last big thing in tech you remember Y2K? Lawyers, get ready for blockchain: “Blockchain technology is a topic that interests me greatly. It also is a favorite topic of…