Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
In this month’s In-House Counsel: Should companies conduct their own scientific tests to serve as evidence in litigation? A discussion of the dangers and benefits of studies conducted under the guise of the company. Plus: Scott Hochfelder, general counsel of KB Toys, goes on the record; why blogging on the job can cause problems, both for employees and companies; and, a survey of in-house counsel found, to no one’s surprise, that in-house lawyers are concerned about holding down litigations costs.
We’ve Conducted Our Own Tests Should a company conduct its own scientific tests to support its side in product-liability cases? While there are pitfalls, in-house counsel should at least consider the possibility.
Scott Hochfelder, general counsel of KB ToysOn the Record with Scott Hochfelder Scott Hochfelder is general counsel and secretary of KB Toys Inc., which calls itself “the nation’s largest mall-based specialty toy retailer.” The company runs about 650 stores in 44 states, Guam, and Puerto Rico. KB Toys is privately held and has headquarters in Pittsfield, Mass. • To Blog or Not to Blog Employee blogging is on the rise. It’s important to remember, though, that inappropriate comments can cost you your job. • What Matters Most? Expertise What’s on the minds of in-house counsel? Fulbright & Jaworski learned that in-house lawyers want expertise and lower costs from their outside attorneys.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 3 articles* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.