As the Winnipeg Jets enter Game 6 of their Western Conference Central Division battle against the Nashville Predators tonight on home ice, the official law firm for the Jets —Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP — is amping up its friendly rivalry with Nashville firm Bass Berry & Sims PLC.
In-house counsel can and should be playing a role in reinvigorating the profession by embracing technology and new ways of getting disputes resolved to better service clients and the broader public in the years ahead.
Insurance companies and other legal departments are beefing up their in-house litigation teams with an eye to gaining greater control in defending matters and pursuing issues proactively on behalf of the organizations they represent.
David Wotherspoon advocates for those who need a voice.
In this issue you will read the second in our series on millennial general counsel.
Combining his interests in law and serving the better good, Mike Anderson has found a home and his calling at non-profit organization WE.
Some days, it can be a challenge for in-house counsel to know where to focus their time, between managing changes to legislation on the labour and employment front in many provinces this year, anticipating the introduction of legalized recreational cannabis and implications for the workplace, to juggling the growth of their own organizations.
The general counsel of the Toronto District School Board says she is concerned about her colleagues who witnessed the aftermath when the driver of a white Ryder rental van ran down pedestrians out walking on Yonge Street in Toronto Monday between Finch Avenue and Sheppard Avenue.
Nearly three-quarters of legal operations leaders are lawyers who have successfully transformed their skillset and 59 per cent are held by women, a new study into the role has revealed.