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2nd Annual CLOC Institute Set for Las Vegas May 9-11

2nd Annual CLOC Institute Set for Las Vegas May 9-11

Event, May 9-11, 2017
Known as the largest gathering of legal operations professionals in the world, this year’s conference will feature more than 70 sessions and 120 speakers.

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Download: Connecting the General Counsel and the Board

Download: Connecting the General Counsel and the Board

Insight
A guide published by the NACD reviews the three main indicators of an effective partnership between the general counsel and the board. The guide is available for free downloading.

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Dewey’s Former GC on the Crisis at United Airlines

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Bloomberg Law asked a former GC with experience in crises to explain the likely legal ramifications of United Airlines’ botched handling of an overbooked flight and what the company may do to mitigate the fallout.

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Client Fires Morgan Lewis for ‘Enabling’ Trump

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Bloomberg Law reports that that H. Scott Wallace, co-chair of the Wallace Global Fund, fired the firm in a letter to chair Jami McKeon.

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Notes on a Law Firm Pitch From an In-House Attorney

Notes on a Law Firm Pitch From an In-House Attorney

Insight
On Bloomberg Law, Dennis Garcia, Microsoft Corp, assistant general counsel, offers an insider’s perspective on how in-house counsel trying to “sell” themselves to their business clients and senior legal department leaders.

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The Future of Legal Work: CLM Tech Can Transform Legal With Self-Service

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General counsel are expected to become innovators — or at a minimum not preventing innovation — by helping their colleagues and IT test new ideas and technology at a rapid pace, writes Lisa Spathis.

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ACC Workshop: Controlling External Legal Costs

ACC Workshop: Controlling External Legal Costs

Event, April 19-20, Dallas
Leading in-house counsel and progressive law firm partners will share new ideas and approaches to control external legal costs, when they gather at the ACC Legal Services Management Workshop, April 19-20 in Dallas.

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Yahoo’s Top Lawyer Resigns, CEO Marissa Mayer Loses Bonus in Wake of Hack

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Some senior senior executives and lawyers failed to ‘properly comprehend or investigate’ the situation, the company’s board of directors said in a securities filing, reports The New York Times.

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GC from Major Companies Join NACD’s First GC Steering Committee

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The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship, announced the formation of its first-ever General Counsel Steering Committee.

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Berkeley Research Group Appoints Legal Veteran Eric Miller as General Counsel

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Berkeley Research Group (BRG) announces legal veteran Eric Miller to their leadership team as Senior Vice President and General Counsel.

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A Chicago GC’s Journey From Mortgages to Medical Marijuana

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Charlie Bachtell, CEO and co-founder of medical marijuana company Cresco Labs, was general counsel at Chicago-based mortgage company Guaranteed Rate before he moved into the legal cannabis business, The Chicago Tribune reports.

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Dream Hotel Group Appoints Laura Mutterperl EVP and GC

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Hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group announces the appointment of Laura Mutterperl as Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

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Law Firm Market Share Declines as Partner Profit Rises and In-Housing Grows

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Law firms have an unsustainable model that remains largely intact even as corporate clients are seeking options, writes Mark A. Cohen for Forbes.

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General Counsel Compensation Jumped in 2015

General Counsel Compensation Jumped in 2015

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At companies with less than $1 billion in revenue, median total direct compensation for general counsel was $725,021.

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Law Department Operations: Survey Results & Live Webinar

Law Department Operations: Survey Results & Live Webinar

Insight and Event
The 2016 report on a comprehensive survey of law department operations, “Trying to Take the Leap from Small Changes to Major Disruptions,” can be downloaded from Blickstein Group at no charge, and a webinar will discuss the results on Dec. 14.

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Meet the Top Lawyer of the World Series Champs

Meet the Top Lawyer of the World Series Champs

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As the top lawyer for the Chicago Cubs, Lydia Wahlke spends most of her time protecting and enforcing the team’s brand, but she still gets to be a fan of the new World Series champions, according to an interview published in Bloomberg’s Big Law Business.

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NACD Introduces New Initiative: The Strategic-Asset GC

NACD Introduces New Initiative: The Strategic-Asset GC

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The National Association of Corporate Directors has introduced the its new Strategic-Asset GC initiative, which recognizes the unique position general counsel hold relative to their boards of directors.

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2016 In-House Legal Benchmarking Report

2016 In-House Legal Benchmarking Report

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Exterro has published its “2016 In-House Legal Benchmarking Report,” which allows readers to compare their legal processes to their peers and learn how other legal departments are trying to become more productive and reduce legal spend without sacrificing defensibility.

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ACC Annual Meeting 2016 – A Wrap-Up from Above the Law

Insight
Above the Law covered the recent Association of Corporate Counsel annual meeting and published a wrap-up of its coverage.

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This Single Mom Went From Partner to GC to CEO

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The article includes a question-and-answer transcript about American Apparel CEO Chelsea Grayson’s goals, preparation, learning the business, and handling the high-pressure job as a single mother.

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