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In this month’s In-House Counsel: Can companies save money by bringing most litigation work in house? Joan Wise, general counsel of AARP, discusses the group’s advocacy work for a rapidly aging population. And some suggestions for creating a one-stop resource guide for employees.
Should You Bring Litigation In House? At first, the term “in-house litigation” seems rife with contradiction. The legal departments of most companies simply are not set up to handle litigation without significant help from outside counsel. Of course, companies should consider a number of factors before they decide whether some or all of their litigation will be handled in house.
Joan WiseCounselor for an Aging America Joan Wise (right) is general counsel for AARP, the group formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons. • When They Ask for the Eleventh Time Living in the technology age, we are besieged by information. To remain competitive, companies have followed the trend of providing reams of information and data to workers. This is a particularly significant problem for in-house counsel, who must ensure that all employees have access to — and know about — information that is key to the operation of the company. So what’s an in-house counsel to do?

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