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Seyfarth Shaw LLP is the 2014 sponsor for ACC's Law Department Management Committee.

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The Law Department Management Committee provides resources and information for ACC members who manage people, workflow, knowledge and legal service providers within in-house legal departments. Resources provided include client surveys and best practices for recruiting and retaining in-house staff.

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Special Announcement

Upcoming EMEA Call: Cultural Considerations in Negotiations

Please join the Law Department Management Committee for a special call on cultural differences in negotiation style in international settings. The call will be held on June 18, 2014 at 10 AM ET/2 PM GMT. More information and registration can be found here.

New Strategic Plan Now Available

The Law Department Management Committee's tentative Strategic Plan is now available online. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the Committee Leaders.


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Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 1:00 PM ET, 5:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Avoiding the Speed Bumps in Technology Improvements

Technology overhauls, upgrades or advancements are designed to drive efficiency and support strategic goals, but the road to implementation can be a bumpy one. In this Legal Quick Hit, we will help you accelerate your success and gain the maximum benefits a technology advancement can offer. You‰ll discover some of the key ,points of painŠ that in-house counsel often face in planning and implementation. We will discuss how to generate greater business value in technology-centric areas, such as knowledge management and the use of predictive analytics. We will share some strategies and action steps you can take now or build into your planning process. You‰ll also gain some perspective from in-house colleagues who have faced similar challenges, so fasten your seat belts, and enjoy the ride! Andrew Baker, Global Director of Global Legal Technology Innovations, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 1:00 PM ET, 6:00 PM GMT

Upcoming Webcast

Efficiency: The Sustainable Way to Practice Law

Sep 24 2014 3:00 PM ET On-Line CLE/CPD Program
On Demand 60 Minutes
Sponsored by Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Recruiting & Retaining In-House Counsel

Oct 2013 InfoPAK Download pdf
Sponsored by Robert Half Legal
Attracting qualified professionals and motivating them to give their best are top concerns for today’s corporate legal departments. This InfoPAK offers tips on how in-house counsel can successfully ...

Managing and Motivating Difficult Employees

Sep 2013 InfoPAK Download pdf
Sponsored by WeComply, Inc.
As a manager, you’re expected to deal with a difficult employee proactively and effectively. If you’re unable to manage a difficult employee adequately, you may be viewed as part of the problem or ...

Recent Committee-Developed Resources

Top Ten Steps to Take When Served With A Complaint

Apr 2014 Top Ten
Sponsored by Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Companies of all sizes and in every industry face lawsuits daily. Some face them more frequently than others, and have processes and procedures in place to begin responding as soon as the complaint ...

B-Y-OMG: Top Ten Considerations when Creating a Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) Company Policy

Oct 2013 Top Ten
Sponsored by Huron Legal
A review of ten important issues to consider when contemplating a "bring your own device" policy. Includes a review of the pros and cons of BYOD, security issues, and device management.

Regional Distinctions for a Global Records Management Policy

Oct 2013 QuickCounsel
Sponsored by Huron Legal
This QuickCounsel summarizes some distinctions in laws that impact records management in different regions throughout the world.