This Leading Practices Profile presents themes, trends and leading convergence practices of six legal departments and three law firms in selecting and managing preferred outside counsel networks as value partners.
This sample memorandum represents outside counsel memorializing certain actions taken by a client party in meeting any continuing preservation obligations it has under three legal holds, as well as documenting a new matter that potentially gives rise to further preservation obligations.
To better understand the chief legal officer’s perspective, the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) contacted 9,489 individuals holding the title of chief legal officer or general counsel, gathering responses from 1,289 CLOs in 46 countries. The ACC Chief Legal Officers Survey examines the practices, trends and changes in the role of the CLO by key segments such as industry, compensation, gender and region.
Based on responses from over 5,000 in-house counsel in 73 countries, ACC's 2015 Census Report offers legal departments, law firms, and other legal industry partners insight into one of the largest ever samplings of the in-house community.
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Based on responses from 1,800 in-house counsel in 53 countries, the Global Perspectives: ACC In-house Trends Report reveals insights that lawyers, department leaders, aspiring in-house counsel, law firms and anyone working with inside counsel can use to plan a positive future. It covers trending topics such as the inside-outside counsel relationship, career mobility, professional development, department resource allocation, cybersecurity, professional privilege, and more. Interviews with global in-house counsel sharing their experiences are also included.
The most critical issues facing companies today are legal issues. It's no longer just a good idea for CLOs to be at the executive table, in the boardroom, and reporting to the CEO - it's essential. Learn more about how 1,300 peers view their role in the boardroom and with the CEO. Find out what is trending in department costs, law firm turnover, spend, work allocation, and more.