Law Department Management


In-house lawyer as in-house innovator

It’s already mid-February – how are you doing on your in-house resolutions? Are you an in-house innovator? Head over to InsideCounsel for some questions and tips that can help you see how you are doing:…


Quinn Emanuel announces work from anywhere program

Telecommuting and flexible locations have made some advances in law firms and law departments over the past years, but Quinn Emanuel’s work from anywhere program could be a great leap forward for work from anywhere…



Rent An In-House Lawyer For A Day

Certainly not a new trend in the rapidly evolving legal marketplace, which has a significant number of on-demand legal services providers. Fletch fans will wonder if there is a “lease with an option to buy”:…



Breaking the reactive cycle in-house

Some wise words from Canada: Law departments across Canada should see themselves, and be seen company-wide, as integral parts of their corporate clients’ businesses. As in-house counsel, we can provide much more value if we’re…


More Law Departments Done With Billable Hours?

Billable hours are oft-referenced as the bane of the law firm lawyer – will law departments insistence on alternative fee arrangements help make them a thing of the past? Facing increasing budget pressure, more corporate…


Managing the broader role of in-house counsel

The role of in-house counsel is a balancing act that needs to be actively managed to ensure success: In-house counsel are playing an increasingly critical role within private and public companies. He or she is…