Being a Lawyer

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…





Words of Advice from Your GC Friends

Looking to climb the in-house ladder or just prosper in your current environment? Why not listen to advice given by General Counsel, as collected by Sonya Som of Major Lindsey & Africa: “I thought I…



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…