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GE Exec: $1,000 Per Hour Lawyers Have Climbed 75%

$1,000 here, $1,000 there – pretty soon you’re talking about real money: “Our outside counsel costs are increasing – faster than the rate of inflation. If we look at lawyers whose rate are $1,000 an…



Check your Coverage, In-House Counsel

As a member of the legal department, you may be tasked with ensuring that your organization maintains appropriate levels of insurance to cover a variety of risks.  But what about insurance for in-house counsel themselves?…



The 2015 GC Compensation Survey

CorpCounsel’s 2015 GC Compensation survey is out – check out the current leaderboard and breakdowns by industry: “Today’s general counsel shoulder a great deal of responsibility for the legal well-being of some of the world’s…


What is your favorite mobile app?

Chime in at the ABAJournal and see what other lawyers are touting as their favorite mobile app: “For many of us, our smartphones and tablets are our constant companions. And few of us get through…



LEGO GC and Creativity

Well, when some lawyers talk about their dream jobs, they may be describing the one Robin Smith holds as GC of the Americas for LEGO: “When Robin Smith, 47, a psychology and theater major at…


How Lawyers Can Avoid Burnout

Check out a great piece at the ABAJournal discussing how lawyers can avoid burnout: “Soon after graduating from New York University School of Law and joining the corporate practice of a white-shoe Manhattan law firm, Will…


Saving Big Law from the Robot Apocalypse

More insightful commentary on the future of law, the potential impact of the robot apocalypse on lawyers and law firms, and the importance of law firms putting clients first: “‘There’s going to be a vicious…