Tag Archives: In-house Counsel

Why Legal Tech does not work: The top 8 mistakes GCs make

Today, we’re bringing you a special guest post from the folks at Legal Gateway, who have identified the top eight mistakes that in-house counsel make when implementing legal technology that prevents it from being successful. In-house lawyers: this one’s for you, and for our outside counsel readers, consider sharing this with your clients and discussing … Continue Reading

“What is Stopping Our Teams From Changing?” In-House Counsel Ask at LMA Tech Conference

If you’re a regular reader of Zen, you’ll know that I love in-house counsel panels. During the recent Legal Marketing Association’s Technology Conference, we had one of the best in-house counsel panels I’ve seen. Moderated by Wicker Park Group’s Nat Slavin, the panel consisted of: Michael Haven, Net App Olga Mack, ClearSlide Sharon Segev, Elo … Continue Reading

Preview: 2015 State of Digital and Content Marketing Survey

Many of us in legal marketing wait with bated breath for the results of the Greentarget “State of Digital and Content Marketing Survey” every year. Building on Greentarget’s inaugural study in 2010, [it gives us] the latest insights on how corporate general counsel – your clients – are engaging in social media and law firm-generated … Continue Reading

General Counsel Corner: Selecting Outside Counsel

For today’s General Counsel Corner, I had the pleasure of having a phone interview with Clay Matthews, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for NewMarket Corporation. The question I had for Mr. Matthews was:  What is your process for selecting outside counsel?"  His answer was quite interesting, because while some of it was in line with things we’ve … Continue Reading

GC Focus – an LMA Annual Conference Recap

At this year’s LMA, we were fortunate enough to have not one, but TWO sessions with General Counsel. This one took place at the end of the first day, and included a procurement guy – a first for the LMA. The session was titled "GC Focus: Project Management. Position Your Firm in Alignment With the … Continue Reading

Lawyers – We Are Still Missing the Boat with Clients

During the LMA’s opening session on Wednesday, we were treated to a great client panel on achieving greater collaboration – what you need to know to get a win-win relationship with your clients.  On the panel were Stephen Kaplan, the Senior Vice President & General Counsel for Connextions, Inc., Jeff Novak, the General Counsel for … Continue Reading
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