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Who's in the House? The Changing Role and Nature of In-House and General Counsel

15 Pages Posted: 6 Jun 2012 Last revised: 15 Aug 2012

Jonathan C. Lipson

Temple University Beasley School of Law

Date Written: November 1, 2011

Abstract

The 2012 Symposium issue of the Wisconsin Law Review, Who's In the House? The Changing Role and Nature of In-House and General Counsel brought together some of the nation's leading scholars on the business and practice of law, including David Wilkins (Harvard), Larry Ribstein (Illinois), William Simon (Columbia), Deborah DeMott (Duke) and Donald Langevoort (Georgetown), among many others. This brief Forward introduces the subject and teases out a few of the important themes developed at the Symposium.

Keywords: In-house Counsel, general counsel, professional ethics, marketplace for legal services, private practice, biglaw

JEL Classification: K40

Suggested Citation

Lipson, Jonathan C., Who's in the House? The Changing Role and Nature of In-House and General Counsel (November 1, 2011). Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2012, No. 2, 2012; Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1197. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2077854

Jonathan C. Lipson (Contact Author)

Temple University Beasley School of Law ( email )

1719 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States

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