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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, March 11, 2015 at 1:00 PM ET, 5:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Putting Diversity and Inclusion to Work ... At Work

Diversity and inclusion continue to be among the most dynamic and multifaceted issues facing the profession of law. These intertwined concepts have legal implications, as well as broader business, cultural, talent and teamwork dimensions.The presenter will not only talk to the challenges and issues of diversity and inclusion in the profession of law, but will also offer clear insight into strategies, programs and simple tips that you can use in your legal department and with your outside counsel to help create a positive and measurable difference. Laura Maechtlen, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 1:00 PM ET, 5:00 PM GMT

Upcoming Webcast

What Makes Smart Lawyers Fail? How to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence - and Your Impact

Mar 25 2015 11:30 AM ET On-Line CLE/CPD Program
On Demand 90 Minutes

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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 ...