Corporate Counsel | Best Practices
By Lucy Bassli | August 2, 2021
Designing and using templates is the easiest place to start for legal teams that want to streamline their company's contracting work. They are easiest because they fit precisely within the skillset of the attorneys. Attorneys know the words that go into contracts; actually, they know lots of words (maybe too many). Therein lies much of the problem.
By Phillip Bantz | July 29, 2021
"My immediate goals include working with the team to streamline existing practices and processes to ensure that the legal function effectively and efficiently supports the business," Deborah Mason said.
By Zack Needles | July 28, 2021
In a recent message to the company's outside counsel, BASF General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer Matt Lepore said remote work flexibility "has become an important D&I topic," adding that the pandemic created "an inflection point for us to embrace a new way of working that fosters, not hinders, diversity and inclusion."
Corporate Counsel | Best Practices
By Lucy Bassli | July 19, 2021
In this series of articles for Corporate Counsel Advance, we examine the ways to make contracting simpler, smoother, and more predictable and efficient for the business. The first step in this effort is for the law department to define the company's basic policies and guidelines. What contracts should the legal team spend time on, and what contracts should it not spend time on?
By Phillip Bantz | July 19, 2021
Susan Bergethon began her new job Monday at TricorBraun, after having spent the past decade at Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's largest paper companies.
By Varsha Patel | July 19, 2021
The elite bank's chief legal officer's call for lawyers to return to the office last week has been met with unhappiness from many in the market.
By Heather Nevitt | July 16, 2021
Judge Aquilina is most notable for presiding over the 2018 USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal and sentencing Larry Nassar to up to 175 years in prison.
By Phillip Bantz | July 15, 2021
Stephanie Abrutyn will join Confidential in the fall as general counsel. The company's founders are an ex-editor for Politico and Vox.com and a former reporter for ABC News and executive for Smithsonian Enterprises and National Geographic.
By Phillip Bantz | July 6, 2021
Theresa Robbins Shea helped True Value respond to the COVID-19 crisis. Now she joins Utz in the wake of its public debut.
By Phillip Bantz | June 30, 2021
"Tomorrow I will close my laptop, turn in my badge and phone, say a few goodbyes (trying not to cry) and I will begin preparations for my next step—a move back to the U.S. and a new role at Canoo," Kristen Harris wrote.
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