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ACC's "Green-House Counsel" Feature Becoming Popular
The Association of Corporate Counsel website launched its "Green-House Counsel" feature on April 22 (Earth Day). The site has quickly become popular as corporate counsel seek to go green.
Attorneys Anticipating Layoffs
Over 30% of attorneys fear being fired as the economy slows down, according to a recent survey. This fear extends to in-house counsel as corporations look for places to cut back. The best advice? Work hard.
Venture Capital Firms Seeking In-House Attorneys
Venture capital firms, or VCs, are looking to hire more in-house lawyers. The venture capital general counsel role is new, and thus those hired get to define what they do for the most part. Most venture capital general counsel examine proposed deals and make sure investors are well protected.