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IBM general counsel Robert Weber isn’t afraid to take on a fight. Outside investment in law firms? He told The Wall Street Journal he opposes it. Should the general counsel be the conscience of the company? No, he explained to our sibling publication corpcounsel.com, that’s not the right mind-set. On a frigid February day, I drove up to the computer giant’s woodsy Westchester, New York, campus to talk to the former Jones Day trial lawyer about another no-holds-barred topic: his pet peeves about his outside counsel.