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Rich Cohen, Former President and General Counsel of Corporate Creations (recently retired)
Publication Date
05/13/2020

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.

Resource Details
Region: Global
Audience: New to In-House, CLO / GC
Articles
Author
Association of Corporate Counsel
Publication Date
03/05/2020
6 pages

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).

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Region: United States
Audience: New to In-House, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Articles
Author
Lydia Montalbano, Group Legal Counsel, CRH Nederland B.V.
Publication Date
01/06/2020

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.

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Collection: Contract Negotiation Skills
Region: Global, Europe
Audience: New to In-House, CLO / GC, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
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Articles
Author
Matt Fawcett
Publication Date
01/01/2020
2 pages

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.

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Region: United States
Articles
Author
Rich Cohen, President and General Counsel of Corporate Creations
Publication Date
12/18/2019

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.

Author
Whitnie Wiley
Publication Date
12/01/2019
2 pages

In her final ACC Docket column, Whitnie Wiley reflects on her years as the Lead the Way columnist.

Author
Maryrose Delahunty
Publication Date
12/01/2019
2 pages

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.

Author
James A. Nortz
Publication Date
12/01/2019
2 pages

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.

Author
Mark Roellig
Publication Date
12/01/2019
2 pages

In his final Career Path column, Mark Rolleig shares his leadership lessons and rules for career success he’s learned over the years.

Resource Details
Region: India, United States
Author
ACC
Publication Date
12/01/2019
2 pages

From watching acrobats to cleaning the beach, here are a few of the activities ACC members have recently enjoyed.

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Region: United States, Singapore
Author
ACC
Publication Date
12/01/2019
1 pages

A list of ACCs upcoming events and resources for in-house counsel.

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Region: United States
Author
ACC
Publication Date
12/01/2019
1 pages

See who's moving up in the world of in-house law.

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Region: Canada, United Kingdom, United States
Author
ACC
Publication Date
12/01/2019
1 pages

Want to get involved with ACC? Here's how to contact your local network leaders.

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Region: Argentina, Australia, Canada, European Union, Hong Kong, Israel, United States, Singapore
Author
Megan Belcher
Publication Date
11/01/2019
8 pages

Coaching has made a powerful impact on this lawyer’s career development—and it could do the same for you.

Author
Whitnie Wiley
Publication Date
11/01/2019
2 pages

Work-life balance is not about having equal energy for all parts of our life. Instead, it's about taking care of yourself and identifying your priorities.

Author
Jeffrey W. Wheeler
Publication Date
11/01/2019
2 pages

"To sharpen the saw," sometimes it's important to learn, play, and rest before tackling your to-do list.

Author
Mark Roellig
Publication Date
11/01/2019
2 pages

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.

Author
ACC
Publication Date
11/01/2019
2 pages

Casino Night fundraiser, Compliance Institute program, rescue dog service event—these are just a few activities ACC members have recently enjoyed.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Author
ACC
Publication Date
11/01/2019
1 pages

A list of ACCs upcoming events and resources for in-house counsel.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Author
ACC
Publication Date
11/01/2019
1 pages

See who's moving up in the world of in-house law.

Resource Details
Region: United States, Netherlands, United Arab Emirates
Author
ACC
Publication Date
11/01/2019
2 pages

Want to get involved with ACC? Here's how to contact your local network leaders.

Resource Details
Region: Australia, Argentina, Israel, United States, Canada, Singapore, European Union
Articles
Author
Karmen Fox, Web Content Editor, ACC Docket – Association of Corporate Counsel
Publication Date
10/25/2019

While you can put off your work until later, do your future self a favor and follow these tips to finish it sooner.

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Author
Karmen Fox, Web Content Editor, ACC Docket – Association of Corporate Counsel
Publication Date
10/22/2019
1 pages

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.

Author
Mark Roellig
Publication Date
10/01/2019
4 pages

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.

Resource Details
Audience: Legal Operations, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Author
ACC
Publication Date
10/01/2019
4 pages

From mindfulness tips to celebrations for female in-house counsel, here’s what you might have missed at ACC events.

Resource Details
Region: United States, Singapore
Audience: New to In-House
Author
Andy Powell and Michael Wippler
Publication Date
10/01/2019
6 pages

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.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Author
ACC
Publication Date
10/01/2019
1 pages

A list of ACCs upcoming events and resources for in-house counsel.

Author
Whitnie Wiley
Publication Date
10/01/2019
4 pages

Instead of allowing good to be good enough, use these tips to start every day with purpose and to live a more productive life.

Author
Maryrose Delahunty
Publication Date
10/01/2019
2 pages

If you feel stuck at work, recall your initial excitement and determine what you need to do to reignite that spark.

Resource Details
Audience: Small Law Departments
Author
Gregory Stern
Publication Date
10/01/2019
2 pages

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.

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