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seyfarth

 

Seyfarth Shaw LLP is the 2015 sponsor for ACC's Law Department Management Committee.

 Leadership  Strategy  Operations

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

New Resource Database for LDM Members

Seyfarth Shaw LLP generously gave their time to create a searchable resource database of topics relevant to LDM members complete with hyperlinks leading the user to the source documents. You can download this resource by clicking 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, April 8, 2015 at 1:00 PM ET, 5:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Presentation Skills for In-House Lawyers

The ability to present effectively is a key skill for in-house counsel, especially those who lead or aspire to lead a legal department.Whether you want to explain a strategic recommendation to management, request new resources, showcase a new internal process to your law department or train your business teams on a new compliance policy, you need to present effectively. In this Legal Quick Hit, we will discuss practical tips that you may consider using when preparing and delivering your presentations - for example, how to channel your listeners' attention and how to use slides effectively. Jean-Baptiste Pessey, Assistant General Counsel, the Association of Corporate Counsel

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM ET, 5:00 PM GMT

Upcoming Webcast

Leadership: Do You Have What it Takes to be General Counsel?

Apr 29 2015 2:00 PM ET On-Line CLE/CPD Program
On Demand 60 Minutes
Sponsored by Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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InfoPaks

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

Leading Practices in Law Department Staffing: Allocating Internal and External, Lawyer and Non-Lawyer Resources to Drive Value

Oct 2014 Leading Practices Profile Download pdf
Sponsored by LexisNexis
ACC revisits the topic with an updated Leading Practices Profile that asks law departments — in industries ranging from technology to health and telecommunications — to explain how they’ve successfully ...

New GC? Top Ten Ways to Succeed in Your New Role

Sep 2014 Top Ten
Sponsored by Thomson Reuters
For a new General Counsel, the pressure felt as a new employee is amplified because of the high profile of the position. This Top Ten contains some key actions a GC can take in the first few months ...

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 ...