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Role of corporate counsel in litigation

Role of corporate counsel in litigation

ALI-ABA course of study materials.

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Published by American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education in Philadelphia, Pa. (4025 Chestnut St., Philadelphia 19104) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Corporate legal departments -- United States.,
    • Actions and defenses -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCorporate counsel in litigation., ALI-ABA course of study material.
      ContributionsAmerican Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF1425.Z9 R65 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 257 p. :
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2234600M
      LC Control Number89103639

        So what did the superior court judge, company president, and general counsel say when they walked into a room together? While this might look like the start of an amusing lawyer joke, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel's recent interview with the three sheds invaluable light on the role of in-house counsel in ADR and litigation.. The three were asked to give their perspectives on whether in Author: Neetal Parekh. That's why, when Prashant Dubey, a legal services consultant approached her about collaborating on a book to chronicle how the role of in-house counsel has changed, she agreed to the project. The result of their work-The Generalist Counsel: How Leading General Counsel are Shaping Tomorrow's Companies" (13).

        Woe unto the corporate counsel who gets caught in the crossfire of a nasty shareholder dispute. Efforts to disqualify or even sue outside corporate counsel are not unusual when the opportunity presents itself in a corporate dissolution proceeding or other internal feud. (Read here my recent post on disqualification cases.) A critical, threshold.   Insights from today's leading advisors and board members. AdvisoryCloud produces thousands of curated research, articles, and round tables each year by leveraging the combined insight and experience of o+ advisors and board members.

      Where national counsel is handling multiple related litigations for a large corporate client nationwide, local counsel may not even know who in the corporate legal department has primary responsibility for the litigation. If local counsel has not had any direct “client” communication, it may not be clear who local counsel should call when. ACC Fights for the 'Modern-Day Reality of In-House Counsel’s Role in Litigation' A patent infringement case has brought the Association of Corporate Counsel out to advocate for the preservation.


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