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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Warning Bells

Posted in General Counsel, Legal Spend, Outside Counsel

I spoke last week about Litigation Management best practices to an audience of 35 of America’s largest companies, a group representing many major industries – pharmaceutical, auto manufacturing, retail, financial services, transportation, construction, food.  Most of these companies have a good reason to be interested in improving their litigation management, because they face hundreds of… Continue Reading

Stop Complaining & DO Something!

Posted in General Counsel, Legal Project Management, Legal Spend, Outside Counsel

Along comes the Am Law Daily article today, Reality Check: In Setting Billing Rates, Location and Size Matter; Experience…Not So Much, to tell us what many corporate counsel suspected or have experienced over the last 24 months with outside counsel.  Legal bills from 2007 through 2009 (that includes 5 quarters during the Great Recession, folks)… Continue Reading

Welcome to the Intersection!

Posted in New Normal

I want to welcome you to the At the Intersection blog, even as Edge International welcomes me to its ranks as Partner and General Counsel.  They say what goes around, comes around, and to my great pleasure, my career has come around to the perfect platform for a consultant helping legal departments and law firms… Continue Reading