October 2 – The Chicago Committee’s In-House Counsel Panel Discussion


The Chicago Committee’s In-House Counsel panel Discussion

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
6:00 PM – 8:00PM
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
131 South Dearborn Street – Suite 2400
Chicago, Illinois 60603

For both partners and associates alike, the importance of developing successful business relationships with in-house attorneys is well-known, particularly in today’s competitive legal environment. The intricate process of initiating and developing these business relationships, on the other hand, is not as well-known, and can prove difficult for older and younger lawyer alike. In this panel discussion, attorneys from various national corporations will discuss practical ways to go about creating effective business relationships with in-house attorneys. The panel address such topics as

-What in-house attorneys look for when selecting outside counsel

-The importance of diversity when selecting outside counsel

-Ways in-house attorneys prefer outside counsel to manage their matters

-Common pitfalls that lead to in-house attorneys look for new outside counsel

-Practical ways to market your practice to in-house attorneys

Panelist will include in-house attorneys from notable Chicago corporations such as Accenture, Exelon Corporation, and U.S. Foods, who together will discuss those topics listed above, and more, as part of an interactive panel discussion. We look forward to seeing you there!

Please RSVP here or by emailing Jack Lofgren at [email protected]