Corporate Counsel

When you work on legal issues for a company, either in-house or as outside counsel, you quickly learn that there’s a lot of ground to cover. From employment, operations, bylaws, litigation, to substantive issues, corporate counsel must be prepared for it all. FindLaw’s Corporate Counsel Center is here to help, with legal articles and news on topics that will help you support your business: Intellectual Property, Human Resources, Business Operations, Finance, Corporate Governance, and Litigation & Disputes. Our Law Library provides a collection of articles written by legal professionals for businesses about many different areas of substantive law. We also provide free access to a large archive of sample contracts from public companies spanning a wide variety of practice areas.

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Corporate Counsel Articles
    • Work Product Privilege Applies To Reinsurance Documents In Illinois
      The Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, recently decided that correspondence between a ceding company's attorney and the company's reinsurers, directly or through a reinsurance broker/intermediary, is ...

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    • U.S. Supreme Court Gives Protection to Union Organizers

      In a unanimous decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled that Union Organizers (known as "Salts") may be considered employees under the National Labor Relations Act ("Act"). In so ruling, the Court reversed the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ...

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    • Terms of Criminal Law
      - In a criminal case, the State has the burden of proving "beyond a reasonable doubt" that a defendant committed a crime. A reasonable doubt is an honest and reasonable uncertainty about the guilt of the defendant. In comparison, in a civil case ...

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    • Surviving a DUI Arrest
      The criminal charge of DUI actually consists of two separate criminal proceedings: The DMV proceeding involves your right to maintain your drivers' license and legally drive your vehicle after a charge of DUI. When you are arrested for DUI, your ...

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    • Winning Product Liability Cases

      Product liability cases usually focus on competing experts debating whether the design of the product is sufficiently safe. The usual defense is that the product is designed substantially similar to the products of other manufacturers and/or that ...

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