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Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Audience: Legal Operations, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
1 pages

In Case You Missed It, the Law Department Management Network's March 2021 Legal Quick Hit was titled "From Interviewing to Performance Management: Navigating the Remote Workforce." You can view this quick checklist, developed by Seyfarth Shaw LLP, to get a brief snapshot into the program.

Remote workforce development has advanced forward the future by 5 years in the last 12 months, giving rise to the question of how we can improve human resources and team building while also implementing better interviewing for new hires when many are now virtually interviewed, hired and on-boarded. This session will unpack the training, programs, and tips from the current corporate environment where remote and on-site teams are combined to answer emerging questions like:

What have leaders (Law, HR, Departmental Managers) been doing?
How have labor and employment practices evolved?
What are the performance and relationship management experiences where employee practitioners work as members of cross-functional teams?
What strategies and tools are companies utilizing (e.g., behavior interviewing and behavioral and/or skills-based tests) to improve hiring and teambuilding in a remote environment?
How are companies managing unconscious bias and microaggressions, as well as teaching their workforce to handle difficult conversations?
BONUS: Tips for folks in transition – our panelists will provide some tips for you as you’re looking for your next perfect fit!

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Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: United States
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
1 pages

In Case You Missed It, the Law Department Management Network's February 2021 Legal Quick Hit was titled "How to Develop and Advance an Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Program." You can view this quick checklist, developed by Seyfarth Shaw LLP, to get a brief snapshot into the program.

The past five years have seen environmental, social and governance issues move increasingly center stage in the thinking of investors, boards of directors and senior management teams. As consumers, employees, regulators and other key audiences have demanded greater corporate focus on issues such as sustainability, diversity and accountability, so businesses with a rigorous approach to ESG have often outperformed the markets during significant periods of volatility. Please join us as experts share how to develop an ESG program and manage telling a company’s story, while an in-house legal colleague shares his company’s ESG journey and discusses how European focus on sustainability and climate change may drive similar change in the U.S., especially under the new Biden administration.

Seyfarth & Shaw LLP
2 pages

In Case You Missed It, the Law Department Management Network's January 2021 Legal Quick Hit was titled "M&A Dealmaking 2021: The Role of In-House Counsel." You can view this quick checklist, developed by Seyfarth Shaw LLP, to get a brief snapshot into the program.

Following a year like no other, 2021 is shaping up to be a huge year for mergers & acquisitions. It will impact companies large and small, and you'll want to be prepared. In this program you will hear from Robert B. Little, M&A partner with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, who will talk about the expectations for M&A deal making for 2021, and discuss how COVID-19 has had an impact on M&A deals, including new and updated contractual provisions and areas of focus. Deborah Lucy, Assistant General Counsel, Strategy, and the lead M&A lawyer at Cox Enterprises, who will provide tips on how in-house counsel can help contribute to the success of a deal, including how to staff a transaction, how knowledge of your company's culture can help assess risk and business needs, and how the legal department can assist with integration. Suzanne Saxman, Corporate Partner with Seyfarth Shaw, will round out the discussion with process and technology tips for managing M&A deals in our current remote environment.

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Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: United States
Foley & Lardner LLP
2 pages

This sample checklist provides a comprehensive list of components to be considered in an employment contracts audit. The checklist should be adapted to your unique situation and legal questions through legal consultation.

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Region: United States
Foley & Lardner LLP
3 pages

This checklist provides entities a comprehensive list and tips of components and terms to consider when drafting a vendor contract. This material should be tailored to your specific situation and legal questions through legal consultation.

N. Cornell Boggs, III, Of Counsel/Senior Strategic Advisor, Quarles & Brady LLP
2 pages

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is a topic of great relevance in our world, our nation, our profession and within our respective companies. This checklist is merely designed to be a thought starter for your corporate legal department as you engage in conversations that are aimed at making improvements both internally in your companies, and externally with the service.
providers who support your company.

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Region: United States
Audience: CLO / GC, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
4 pages
Resource Details
Interest Area: Intellectual Property
Region: United States
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
11 pages
Resource Details
Interest Area: Intellectual Property
Region: United States
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