In This Issue - October 2011
Systems and metrics are great - but when it comes to choosing outside counsel, trust still counts for a lot.
Women haven't advanced as far in the legal profession as some had hoped, but many individuals have success stories to tell.
Female attorneys haven't progressed as well in recent years as they did in earlier decades.
PepsiCo's general counsel explains how she got where she is.
An outside lawyer knows Coinstar's world from the inside out.
Far from headquarters, an in-house lawyer needed a law firm's help.
Courtroom counsel for America's top 100 companies.
The bond between Big Brown and its outside firm runs deep.
The top mentions by practice area.
An IP lawyer impresses with her ideas, and her ability to listen.
In The News
Federal Circuit confirms, to biotech's relief, that genes can be patented.
A law professor opines on why the U.S. lost that triple A and what it portends.
Shell's U.K. deal shows the common law's value for human rights lawsuits.
As inside lawyers lose jobs, some join plaintiffs firms and are sued by their old companies.
Prosecutors are giving in-house counsel plenty to ponder even without convictions.
On The Job
Will "predictive coding" attain mainstream acceptance? Maybe.
Harry Pollack: Chief Program Officer and General Counsel
General counsel, you hold the purse strings. Go for it.
Chamber of Commerce leads an effort to roll back new air-quality standards.
The Justice Department's criminal division defends its lawyers, but a critic complains that it's preaching to the choir.
Federal Circuit finds that so-called patent trolls have unfair advantages in litigation.
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