ACC author and member Rich Cohen discusses how in-house counsel can refocus their energy and efforts at the midpoint of their careers, to provide the best opportunity for a successful finish. In this Top Ten, Rich discusses how every career needs a periodic re-evaluation of things to do to ensure success, but the definition of success can change mid-career. Doing the same things in the same way will not get you any different result. It is never too late to change your career trajectory.
In-house counsel in the United States are increasingly mobile, working across jurisdictions on behalf of their employers. In this resource, ACC provides a starting point for in-house counsel to determining their professional and ethical responsibilities prior to locating in a new jurisdiction or otherwise engaging in multijurisdictional practice (MJP).
Learn ten tips to negotiate large corporate contracts more effectively. In this short article, Lydia Montalbano, Group Legal Counsel, CRH Nederland B.V., discusses key strategies for effective negotiations, including in international situations where the negotiating parties are from different countries.
In his first Career Path Column, NetApp General Counsel Matt Fawcett talks about his leap from the traditional law firm career trajectory to an industry that’s more fulfilling.
Your career journey is a series of inter-related activities that need to be practiced and exercised every day. Make sure that you love and learn the business, but live the law.
As much as we need to impart the value of hard work and lead by example, that example should also include the importance of prioritizing what and who we value. We must show, not just tell, those who matter to us that they do matter to us.
In this exclusive interview, Business Ethics Columnist James A. Nortz discusses the root causes of systemic corporate corruption and the measures Jerry Grisko, the CEO of CBIZ,and his company take to promote and ensure ethical business practices.
In his final Career Path column, Mark Rolleig shares his leadership lessons and rules for career success he’s learned over the years.
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Coaching has made a powerful impact on this lawyer’s career development—and it could do the same for you.
Throughout your career, you'll undertake a variety of roles from team member to C-suite leader. Cultivating these traits will help you thrive in each one.
Casino Night fundraiser, Compliance Institute program, rescue dog service event—these are just a few activities ACC members have recently enjoyed.
Messy desks rarely happen overnight, but those piles of papers can be prevented and tidied up with good habits. Follow this checklist for a cleaner and more organized workspace.
Known colloquially as “slurp,” a Strategic Long Range Plan (SLRP) helps employees take the enterprise’s major objectives and develop strategies to advance each one.
From mindfulness tips to celebrations for female in-house counsel, here’s what you might have missed at ACC events.
Both corporate legal departments and their outside law firms face challenges in recruiting and developing talented lawyers. When they work together on a mentorship program, they not only find a solution but also improve business.
A list of ACCs upcoming events and resources for in-house counsel.
This article outlines the technology apps Tech Toolbox Columnist Gregory Stern used to get words on a page, which can be a serious roadblock for any writer, no matter how experienced or skilled.