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.

Corporate Counsel Practice News

Corporate Counsel Articles
    • Your Obligations as a Client
      A lawsuit is a cooperative venture between a client and an attorney. If either side fails to fulfill his or her obligations with respect to the lawsuit, the case will suffer and perhaps even fail. Your obligations as a client include: BEING HONEST ...

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    • What to Expect From Your Attorney
      Everyone has heard a million lawyer jokes, but you have the right to expect more from your lawyer than a chance to wind up the punchline to a joke. You should look for three qualities in an attorney: The most valuable skill a lawyer can have is the ...

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    • U.S. Supreme Court Reinstates ADA Case Despite Plaintiff's Prior Assertion that She Was Unable to Work
      The United States Supreme Court recently overturned the dismissal of a case brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), which was dismissed by the lower court on the basis that the plaintiff had sought and obtained Social Security ...

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    • Practicing Your Serve: A Look At "Social Host" Liability
      With the summer season fast approaching and graduation parties and summer barbecues right around the corner, now is an opportune time to discuss briefly the legal responsibilities associated with the service of alcohol at social functions. A "social ...

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    • Practicing with a Paralegal
      The Missouri Bar Guidelines define a paralegal as a person who: 1. is qualified through education in legal studies, training and/or work experience in a law environment; 2. is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporate in-house counsel ...

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