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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  • Grand Jury Indictment Versus Prosecution by Information: an Equal Protection-Due Process Issue

    Following almost two hundred years of continuous and unwavering support of the institution we know as the grand jury, the United States Supreme Court recently announced an opinion which suggests the first leak in the dike of its regard for that once ...

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  • Police Misconduct and Civil Rights Law

    Claims of police misconduct brought against law enforcement officials must be analyzed from both a factual and legal perspective. This analysis will necessarily involve a three-step process. First, the counsel for the defendant must identify and ...

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  • M&A Mania: Boom or Bust? Part I

    I am by training a mergers and acquisition (M & A) lawyer. I love what I do. I enjoy the clients I work with and the challenge of the deals. That is my bias up front. Hopefully, it is also a valid basis for my perspective from the inside, so to ...

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  • Self-Representation: The Perils of Pro Se

    Are you thinking of representing yourself or your business in litigation without an attorney? Or, have you been involved in a lawsuit in which the other side was self-represented? These are both examples of pro se representation.

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  • Is Franchising For Me?

    INTRODUCTION IS FRANCHISING FOR ME? WORKBOOK Training Module - 1 Workshop Objectives By the end of this workshop, you should be able to: * Define franchising. * Determine whether franchising is the best business option for you - evaluate your skills ...

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