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

Law Department Leadership Meeting 

 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, August 12, 2015 at 1:00 PM ET, 5:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

A Taste of Boston: Upcoming ACC Annual Meeting Program Highlights

Join us for a head start on the hot topics to be covered at the upcoming ACC Annual Meeting in Boston during October! Program organizers from the Law Department Management, Litigation, and IT, Privacy and eCommerce Committees will gather at this Legal Quick Hit to provide highlights of programs to assist you in deciding what program to attend (or even convince you to attend!). These insights will help you maximize your investment in the Annual Meeting while offering a few practical tips from leading legal experts ahead of schedule. Lucy Bassli, Microsoft Kerry Childe, Best Buy Ryan Evans, Jack in the Box Kasey Ingram, ISK Americas Incorporated Ed Paulis, Zurich North America Joseph Spratt, Seyfarth Shaw and other committee representatives

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 1:00 PM ET, 5:00 PM GMT

Upcoming Webcast

Survival Skills for the 21st Century General Counsel

Oct 2015 Webcast
Sponsored by Annual Meeting 2015

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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

Law Department Budget for Unplanned Spending

Jul 2015 Wisdom of the Crowd
This Wisdom of the Crowd, compiled from responses posted on the Law Department Management and Litigation eGroup*, discusses how law departments budget for unexpected or unknown potential activities.

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 ...