Blueprint For Success: Unique Work Experience Helps Land Custom-Fit Job
Julie Grantham has done it all: practiced law in private firms, worked as a nonlawyer executive for a tech company, raised funds for a political group and generated sales for a forensic-investigation company. Now, with her roots planted firmly back in Texas, she is the first general counsel of Boerne-based COI Enterprises.


Bankruptcy Booms, Energy Expands for Texas Law Firms
Big bankruptcies earned five Texas law firms a spot on Texas Lawyer affiliate The American Lawyer‘s "Corporate Scorecard 2013," while energy work secured a place for six other large Texas law firms on rankings of the nation’s top dealmakers in 2012.


Tell Stories to Handle Client Frustration
Facts don’t clarify, stories clarify. So, here are 10 scenarios of client frustration with the law and lawyers, plus 10 stories that the general counsel can use to educate, ease and explain.


JOBS Act Options for General Counsel to Ponder in IPOs
General counsel at emerging-growth companies where executives are considering an initial public offering need to be aware of five offering-related trends that have emerged in the last year.


A Checklist for the Early Stages of an M&A Transaction
When a merger-and-acquisition deal commences, in-house counsel of private and public companies face daunting tasks.