In-House Management

 
 
  • Overlooked Criteria For Your Next In-House Hire

    Based on an informal survey of general counsel from multiple industries, the author lists the most important criteria to use when hiring for the legal department, aside from credentials, work experience, and references. Cultural fit tops the...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Matter Management Systems Must Be Scalable

    In a white paper that discusses conversion methods for moving data from existing sources into a legal case and matter management system, Matt Ryan says the process can be compared to finding a new office. An office...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • The GDPR Six Months In

    The General Data Protection Regulation became enforceable on May 25, and it has rewritten the ground rules for many companies regarding how they acquire, store and manage information, as well as what they say about it to...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Fresh Perspective On Expert Selection

    An expert is a story teller, one who must be qualified and persuasive to a broad universe of listeners that may include a judge, an agency, an arbitrator or a jury, as well as “secondary influencers,” such...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Why Senior Executives Are Prime Targets For Cyber-Attack

    The valuable information they possess, plus the fact they have influence in their organizations, means that cyber-criminals get more “bang for their buck” when they go after the most senior executives. This post from CyberVista explains why...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Resource Alignment Is A Big Law Department Challenge

    A survey found that legal departments, despite increased demand for their services, managed to keep their spending flat last year. How they managed to do that breaks down to two broad strategies: Pressuring outside firms to keep...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Bridging The Gap Between IT & Legal

    In an e-discovery project, IT and Legal personnel need to work together as seamlessly and smoothly as possible. That can be a challenge, given they come from two different worlds in terms of professional backgrounds and communication...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • White Hats & “Vulnerability Scans” Touted As Security Ploys

    A close look at a cyber-liability lawsuit that targets a law firm that did not, to anyone's knowledge, actually suffer a breach, with some recommendation for....

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Does Your D&O Policy Cover Cyber Breach?

    With the emergence of cyber-breach risk, there is a whole new category of liability for company directors and officers. It’s new, that is, in the sense that it has emerged since the last time many D&O policies...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Facebook Legal Takes A Media Hit

    In a New York Times article about alleged misuse of the Facebook platform by Russian operatives, the slant is clearly tilted against legal, which comes off as secretive and cautious on the matter of disclosure, in contrast...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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