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In this month’s In-House Counsel: Mary Kennard, general counsel of American University, talks with Legal Times about file sharing, law students, and life on campus. Plus more…
Management Matters: In Legal Matters, Everyone Cares Few law departments sufficiently appreciate how many other groups have a stake in the workings of the department’s matter-management system. In particular, five groups care about the software that helps track cases, matters, and how much has been paid to outside counsel. by Rees W. Morrison
Mary KennardOn the Record with Mary Kennard Mary Kennard is vice president and general counsel for American University. She’s also president-elect of the Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association (WMACCA), where she’ll begin her tenure as president in January. • Playing Politics From the Office In an era of increased scrutiny, corporations need to keep a careful eye on forms of campaign support: The last thing an in-house lawyer needs is a messy campaign-finance investigation. by Scott E. Thomas

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