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Moving to New Intersection

At the Intersection is moving to a new address – http://www.pamwoldow.com/ Starting right away, all new posts can be found at the new location. See you there. Don’t miss upcoming Guest Post on LPM from Sutherland Asbill & Brennan. Advertisements

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5 Key Takeaways from General Counsel Outside the US

More than 60 in-house General Counsel and Chief Legal Officers met in Sao Paulo last month to participate in the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) annual meeting. They haled from companies based throughout Latin America, as well as international … Continue reading

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Legal Project Management: An Expanding Perspective

The most significant news on the legal project management (LPM) front is that the thinking is evolving about the roles and responsibilities of the players. Until fairly recently, LPM was seen as a re-engineering of legal service delivery that took … Continue reading

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The Client’s New Voice

Most commentators agree that the economically-driven sea change in the legal profession has changed the way legal services are procured and has shifted the balance of negotiating and pricing power from law firms to their clients. Corporate counsel now have … Continue reading

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Bottleneck Blues

 The best way to identify a law firm bottleneck is not to query the people who have the biggest investment in the bottle: the old ways, the old days, behaviors shaped by longstanding habits.  Better to ask the ground level … Continue reading

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No Place to Hide

Having completed Legal Project Management training in two corporate legal departments, I finished this week at the intersection of Sutter and Market Streets here in San Francisco, but for many of my General Counsel clients it’s the intersection of apprehension … Continue reading

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Whole Hog

  I’m at the intersection of Main and Lamar out here in Dallas, but I’ve just spent time talking to some senior-level rainmakers who are out there in denial. First, although the balance of power between law firms and their … Continue reading

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