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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Room at the Waterhole: Midsize Firms Making the Most of the Middle

Posted in Law firm practices, Legal Spend, Midsize firms, Outside Counsel

Many pundits would have us believe that sweeping changes in the legal profession will crunch medium size firms between the “we-can-do-everything-for-everybody” Goliaths and the new generation of super-lean virtual firms and narrow-niche boutiques.  However, a number of midsize firms I’ve spoken with claim, to paraphrase Mark Twain, that reports of their imminent demise are greatly… Continue Reading

5 Key Takeaways from General Counsel Outside the US

Posted in General Counsel, Law firm practices, Legal Project Management, Legal Spend, Outside Counsel

More than 60 in-house General Counsel and Chief Legal Officers met in Sao Paulo last month to participate in the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) annual meeting. They haled from companies based throughout Latin America, as well as international companies with major offices in Latin America. A sampling of the companies included Dow Corning,… Continue Reading