in-house legal

Interview with Jay Harrington, Author of "The Essential Associate" Part 1

Interview with Jay Harrington, Author of "The Essential Associate" Part 1

The Essential Associate, helps young lawyers not just survive, but thrive in today’s competitive law firm environment. It is a step-by-step guide for mastering both the practice and business of law, and includes the insights of dozens of successful lawyer, general counsel at Fortune 500 companies, and leading consultants to the legal industry.

Nimble + LegalSifter: Contract Review at the Speed of Business

Nimble + LegalSifter: Contract Review at the Speed of Business

LegalSifter and Nimble Services LLC are proud to announce a strategic partnership that combines LegalSifter’s artificial intelligence (AI) with Nimble Services’ legal expertise to radically streamline the contract review process.

Nimble Trends - 24 April 2018

Here’s what’s trending in the legal industry: (1) law firms are the targets of China hacking, (2) Barclays launches a legal tech incubator, (3) Should law firms shorten the path to partnership, (4) some law firms are ditching annual reviews, and much more.

Data Analytics: NDA Cycle Time and Average Term

Data Analytics: NDA Cycle Time and Average Term

At Nimble, we use a contract management system to create, negotiate, execute, and manage contracts for our clients (and ourselves!).  We offer this as part of our Contract Review Managed Service. Automation and data are two of the great benefits provided by a contract management system.

Impediments to Execution

When I was a General Counsel, our internal clients dreaded how long it took for contracts to be reviewed, negotiated, and signed.  There are many impediments to getting a contract signed including:

Nimble Trends - 8 April 2018

Nimble Trends - 8 April 2018

Here's what's trending in the legal industry:

  • Is 2018 the year of the mega law firm merger?
  • Recently announced law firm mergers.
  • GDPR advice and guidance from the European Union.
  • Advice for interviewing in-house.
  • A recent study says that law departments want to add more lawyers but will they get the budget to do so?
  • And, much more.

A Successful In-House Lawyer is a Business Partner

A Successful In-House Lawyer is a Business Partner

An successful in-house lawyer does more than just legal work.  They stretch themselves outside their comfort zones.  Nimble recently hosted a forum on "Building the Modern General Counsel" with panelists Jason Sussman, General Counsel for The Lubrizol Company, Ed Blakemore, Assistant General Counsel for Rockwell Automation and Sunny Nixon, Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Counsel at The Unify Project.  They were facilitated by Nimble's own Jeff Barlow

Nimble Trends - 20 March 2018

Nimble Trends - 20 March 2018

Great insight on how to get a job in-house, SEC cyber security guidance, how NOT to make partner, marketing and business development tips, and more!

Advice for Interviewing In-House

Advice for Interviewing In-House

For lawyers, taking their career path in-house is a big decision. Hear how to ace the interview from Jason Sussman, General Counsel for The Lubrizol Company, Ed Blakemore, Assistant General for Rockwell Automation and Sunny Nixon, Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Counsel at The Unify Project.  

Nimble Trends 12 March 2018

Nimble Trends 12 March 2018

Here are the current trends in legal news: 

1. How law firms can survive the next downturn;

2. 5 Business Development insights from Chief Marketing Officers;

3. A guide to e-discovery software;

4. Blockchain;

5. Why law firms are failing older lawyers; and

More!