FROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE

Common Target

By Susan F. Friedman

A whirlwind of claims against in-house counsel this year.

Employee Handbooks - Shelter From the Storm

By Diane Krebs

A preventive tool needed now more than ever.

Law Department Management

Hot Button Issues in Outside Counsel Guidelines

By Rees W. Morrison

A few controversial topics engender a disproportionate amount of agitation and negotiation.

FROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE

A Beacon in the Storm

By E. William Bates II and C. William Baxley

A lead director's responsibilities in M&A transactions.

Mixed Messages

By Joseph Sanscrainte

The FTC's new abandoned call rules.

What Rights Do Unions Have to Solicit On Employer's Property?

By Paul Galligan and Brian Murphy

Two recent significant decisions have solidified the ability of employers seeking to prohibit union activity on their property.

FROM THE OCTOBER ISSUE

Class Action Communications

By A. Michael Weber

Guidance on reaching out to prospective members.

Setting High Standards in Internal Policies

By Eric M. Kraus

Companies may face liability if employees fail to meet the goal.

Super-Sized Law Firms

By Rees W. Morrison

The downsides for law departments.

GC New York Calendar

Events of interest for general counsel.

FROM THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE

Surviving an FTC Investigation After a Data Breach

By Lisa J. Sotto and Aaron P. Simpson

An FTC investigation and enforcement action against a company as a result of a data security incident can take over two years, cost the target company millions of dollars, and end in obligations that last decades into the future.

The Sword and Shield: Protective Orders Guard Against Unwarranted Depositions of Executives

By Dov Kesselman and Brian D. Murphy

While senior executives are in no way immunized from deposition by virtue of their positions, companies should aggressively respond to inappropriate deposition demands by seeking a protective order.

'Manifest Disregard' After 'Hall Street': The Early Returns

By Arthur D. Felsenfeld and Antonette Ruocco

While the Supreme Court has clearly indicated that there should be no grounds other than those set forth in the FAA for modifying or vacating an arbitration award, its opinion on whether "manifest disregard of the law" could nonetheless be considered as falling within those statutory grounds, as indeed some courts have held, is not so clear.

FROM THE AUGUST ISSUE

In-House Counsel as Whistleblower: a Rat Without a Remedy?

By C. Evan Stewart

Not only have we loosened our ethical obligations to clients, we have created the means by which we now can sue clients for discharge, using (at least in some jurisdictions) privileged communications against them.

Matching Work to Firm Bonuses

By Rees Morrison

Techniques to help overcome the complications.

Pornography and the 'Hostile Work Environment'

By Barbara E. Hoey

Under Second Circuit decision, viewing material, even privately, can form the basis for sexual harassment claims.

GC Personals

Recent moves of metro-area in-house counsel.

FROM THE JULY ISSUE

Trends in Employment Law: Rise of ADR for Workplace Disputes

By A. Michael Weber

Deciding whether to adopt mandatory arbitration.

The Unhappy Buyer

By David Shine

Material adverse change considerations for strategic acquirers.

Beyond Piecemeal

By Foster Gibbons, Laura Kibbe and James L. Michalowicz

Making e-discovery decisions based on the lowest bids may not save money in the long run.

FROM THE JUNE ISSUE

Mission Possible

By Susan F. Friedman

Developing in-house counsel's role in the fight against global corruption.

Missing and Elusive Metrics

By Rees Morrison

The challenges of measuring productivity and cost-effectiveness.

E-Discovery Exceptions

By Stephanie Giammarco and Jennifer Aira-Ventrella

When files get lost in the shuffle.

FROM THE MAY ISSUE

Regulating the Legal Profession: Sense or Nonsense?

C. Evan Stewart

Even after 'Stoneridge,' bar still perplexed over lawyer liability for client wrongdoing.

The Risk of Using Independent Contractors

By Richard J. Reibstein, John A. Nixon, Dan A. Schulder, Stuart A. Shorenstein and Tiffany Raspberry

Government initiatives, employee challenges make companies review classification practices.

Room for Error

By Thomas E.L. Dewey and Kara Siegel

'Hall Street' and the shrinking scope of judicial review of arbitral awards.

GC Personals

Appointments and promotions for metro-area general counsel.

FROM THE APRIL ISSUE

Trends in Employment Law: Leading the Way in E-Discovery

(Corrected Version)

By A. Michael Weber

Employment disputes are shaping the law at its earliest stages.

Law Department Management: The Road to Alternative Fees

By Rees Morrison

Techniques to overcome reluctance of firms and law departments alike.

Stakes Are Higher for New GCs

By Paul S. Williams and Barbara Kerner

FROM THE MARCH ISSUE

Executive Compensation

By Lawrence A. Sucharow and Ethan D. Wohl

Despite reforms, pay is less transparent and shareholder-friendly than in the past.

High-Tech Heists

By Marc S. Friedman and Eric D. Wong

What to do after an e-commerce stick-up steals customer identities.

NLRB Ruling Allows Restrictions on Union Use of Company E-Mail

By Barbara E. Hoey and Jessica L. Berenbroick

FROM THE FEBRUARY ISSUE

The False Promise of  'Reform'

By C. Evan Stewart

Are measures to protect the primacy of U.S. markets the right remedy or could they be missing more significant problems?

When Intervention Goes Too Far

By Rees W. Morrison

Law department involvement in law firm operations ranges from reasonable to problematic.

The Stage Is Set

By Gordon J. Calhoun and Susan F. Friedman

Exposures of in-house counsel continue to mount.

FROM THE JANUARY ISSUE

Trends in Employment Law

By A. Michael Weber

Across the board, changes are in the works for noncompete agreements.

When the FBI Makes Demands

By G. Michael Bellinger and Joshua Colangelo-Bryan

Use of national security letters seeking customer information has risen.

Drafting Agreements With a Litigator's Eye: a Practical Guide

By Lynne M. Fischman Uniman

Setting out the process when drafting clauses allows parties to take control.