Tag: in-house counsel

Lexpert and CCCA publish the 2014/2015 Corporate Counsel Directory and Yearbook

A joint venture between Lexpert® and the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA/ACCJE) with media partner Canadian Lawyer InHouse, this important must-have resource for corporate counsel contains approximately 4,300 biographical listings of corporate counsel representing more than 1900 organizations. It provides valuable access for those seeking to connect with their in-house peers. Biographical information, along with substantive

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In-house counsel explain what they really want from law firms

What do in-house counsel really want – and don’t want – from law firms? That was the topic of the 5th Annual General Counsel Panel yesterday in Toronto, put on by the Legal Marketing Association. The panelists included Kerry O’Reilly, Head of Legal, Corporate, and Corporate Secretary at Vale, Steven Trumper, General Counsel at Build Toronto Inc. and Paolo Berard,

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Pfizer, RBC, GSK, Tyco, Whirlpool: ACC ‘Value Champions’ panel on alternative fee arrangements

This morning, the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) hosted a fascinating panel discussion on non-hourly legal fee arrangements and how they can be used to reduce corporate legal spend. The panel of ACC “Value Champions” included such heavyweights as: Ellen Rosenthal, chief counsel and vice-president of Pfizer Inc. (which through its “Legal Alliance” program has

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Pay Day: In-house up, associates way up, Citigroup CEO way down

By total coincidence today I stumbled upon three legal stories pertaining to compensation: for executives, in-house counsel and associates. The first is arguably more of a corporate governance story, but still highly significant to the legal community. In what is perhaps the highest-profile example to date of “say on pay” revolt, Reuters is reporting that shareholders

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