On this edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay chats with Editor-in-chief of Corporate Counsel Magazine, Anthony Paonita on naming Microsoft as its 2010 Law Department of the Year. Monica and Anthony discuss how General Counsel Brad Smith and his team reshaped the technology giant’s entire reputation, from a pugnacious fighter to a company that is willing to listen and negotiate.
Many companies and law firms have adopted financial reporting and collection systems, but aren’t fully exploiting their capabilities. On Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes Kenneth Jones, chief operating officer of Sedgwick, Detert, Moran, & Arnold’s Xerdict Group, to discuss October’s Law Technology News’ article, “Capture Metrics. “ They discuss how these technologies can not just help general counsel and corporate law departments monitor their company’s spending habits, but also can be used to analyze legal department expenditures. This helps the GC spot trends, and cut costs.
Bombarded by technology and issues of backdating stock options and fraud, how can General Counsel be an expert in everything? In this show, we discuss the popularity of hiring part-time GCs and the new role of the GC as the ‘superhero’ of the company. Join co-hosts and Law.com bloggers, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi as they turn to the experts, John J. Isaza, Esq. the principal of Isaza Consulting. LLC in Newport Coast, CA and Stuart Blake, co-founder of The General Counsel, LLC based in Newport Beach, Ca, to discuss this topic. Don’t miss it!