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  • Biglaw, In-House Counsel, Practice Pointers, Shameless Plugs

    Inside Straight: You Are Not A Potted Plant!

    First, a shameless plug. Then, back to business. I’ll be giving my “book talk” about The Curmudgeon’s Guide to Practicing Law at The University of Michigan Law School on Monday, March 5, and again at Northwestern University Law School on Tuesday, March 27. If there’s a chance your organization might be interested in that talk, […]

    16 Comments / / Jan 30, 2012 at 10:15 AM
  • In-House Counsel

    House Rules: Positioning Yourself As a Value Add

    2012. How many times will some DJ play “(It’s the) End of the World” by R.E.M over the course of the next year? I’d wager about as many times as I was told ad nauseam (pun intended) that a proper Christmas gift is a Lexus (read: upscale Toyota) over the course of the Christmas break. […]

    17 Comments / / Jan 4, 2012 at 2:24 PM