In-House Counsel Scholarship Database – by Topic

The In-House Counsel Scholarship Database offers articles arranged by topic. Select a topic below to be taken to the appropriate section of the page. Visit the In-House Counsel Scholarship Database main page to search by other categories.

Antitrust Issues
Attorney Management
Attorney Misconduct
Bankruptcy
Business Management & HR Issues
Campaign Financing
Confidential Communication
Conflict of Interest
Corporate Counsel – Professional Development
Corporate Counsel Employment: Contracts, Non-competition, Incentives and Dismissal
Corporate Counsel Practice
Dispute Resolution
Diversity
Empirical Research
Ethics – General
Fiduciary Duties
Financial Services Industry
Immigration
In-House/Outside Counsel Relationship
Information Technology & E-Discovery
Insurance
International Issues
Investigations & Regulatory Compliance
Powers and Duties of Corporate Counsel
Privileges and Immunities
Regulation of Corporate Counsel
Whistleblowing
Work Product Privilege

Antitrust Issues

Horvitz, Kevin D., An Unreasonable Ban on Reasonable Competition: The Legal Profession’s Protectionist Stance Against Noncompete Agreements Binding In-House Counsel, 65 Duke Law Journal 1007 (2016). Full Text (Westlaw)

Machiraju, Nandu, When Hot Dogs Set Your Company on Fire: Expanding the Role of the General Counsel to Manage Antitrust Risk, 22 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 997 (2009). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Attorney Management

Kim, Sung Hui, Gatekeepers Inside Out, 21 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 411 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Attorney Misconduct

Imwinkelried, Edward J., Preliminary Thoughts on an Attorney-Client Privilege for Law Firms: When a Current Client Threatens to Sue the Firm for Malpractice, Does the Privilege Apply to the Firm’s Consultation With In-House Counsel About the Potential Claim?, 49 Valparaiso University Law Review 715 (2014). Full Text (Westlaw)

Hamermesh, Lawrence A., Who Let You Into the House?, 2012 Wisconsin Law Review 359 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Staffenberg, Elise, Treacherous Terrain For In-House Bank Attorneys, 14 Annual Review of Banking Law 405 (1995). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Bankruptcy

Rapoport, Nancy B., Corporate Lawyers: Using General Counsel to Set the Tone for Work in Large Chapter 11 Cases, 88 Fordham Law Review 1727 (2020). Full Text (Lexisnexis)

Business Management and HR Issues

Peterson, Evan, Empowering Business Policy & Strategy Through Improved Collaboration Between Managers and In-House Counsel, 20 Atlantic Law Journal 225 (2018). Full Text (Westlaw)

Abernathy, John L., and Thomas R. Kubick, and Adi Masli, General Counsel Prominence and Corporate Tax Policy, 38 The Journal of the American Taxation Association 39 (2016). Full Text (UNT Digital Library).

Veasy, Norman E. & Brown, Grover C., An Overview of the General Counsel’s Decision Making on Dispute-Resolution Strategies in Complex Business Transactions, 70 Business Lawyer 407 (2015). Full Text (Westlaw)

Goh, Beng Wee, and Jimmy Lee, and Jeffrey Ng, The Inclusion of General Counsel in Top Management and Tax Avoidance, (2014). Full Text (Singapore Management University).

Didday, John, Informed Buyers of E-Discovery: Why General Counsel Must Become Tech Savvy, 5 Hastings Science & Technology Law Journal 281 (2013). Full Text (Westlaw)

Hamermesh, Lawrence A., Who Let You Into the House?, 2012 Wisconsin Law Review 359 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Kim, Sung Hui, The Ethics of In-House Practice, in Lawyers In Practice:  Ethical Decisionmaking in Context, (Lynn Mather, Leslie Lavin, eds., University of Chicago Press, 2012)

Kwak, Byungjin, and Byung T. Ro, and Inho Suk, The Composition of Top Management with General Counsel and Voluntary Information Disclosure, 54 Journal of Accounting and Economics 19 (2012). Full Text (SSRN, Science Direct).

Krishnan, Jayanthi, and Yuan Wen, and Wanli Zhao, Legal Expertise on Corporate Audit Committees and Financial Reporting Quality, 86 The Accounting Review 2099 (2011). Full Text (JSTOR, ResearchGate).

Simmons, Omari Scott & Dinnage, James D., Innkeepers: A Unifying Theory of the In-House Counsel Role, 41 Seton Hall Law Review 77 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Bamber, Linda S., and John Jiang, and Isabel Y. Wang, What’s My Style? The Influence of Top Managers on Voluntary Corporate Financial Disclosure, 85 The Accounting Review 1131 (2010). Full Text (SSRN, JSTOR).

Machiraju, Nandu, When Hot Dogs Set Your Company on Fire: Expanding the Role of the General Counsel to Manage Antitrust Risk, 22 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 997 (2009). Full Text (Westlaw)

Rock, Edward B., The General Counsel of a Nonprofit Enterprise: Some Questions, 46 Houston Law Review 17 (2009). Full Text (Westlaw)

Zinski, Christopher J., Director’s Perspective: The General Counsel’s Multiple and Competing Roles in Ethically Serving the Publicly Traded Financial Institution, 126 Baking Law Journal 173 (2009). Full Text (Westlaw)

Check, Ryan M., Who’s the Boss? The ‘Public Interest vs. Agency Interest’ Balancing Act of Intelligence Agency General Counsel, 34 William Mitchell Law Review 5097 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Edwards Jr., Richard W., The Role of the General Counsel of an International Financial Institution, 17 Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy 254 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)Juceam, Robert E., The Role of Corporations and In-House Counsel, 21 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 31 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Le Mire, Suzanne & Parker, Christine, Keeping it In-House: Ethics in the Relationship Between Large Law Firm Lawyers and Their Corporate Clients Through the Eyes of In-House Counsel, 11 Legal Ethics 201 (2008). Full Text (Heinonline)

Duggin, Sarah Helene, The Pivotal Role of the General Counsel in Promoting Corporate Integrity and Professional Responsibility, 51 Saint Louis University Law Journal 989 (2007). Full Text (Westlaw)

Gorman, Elizabeth H., Explaining the Spread of Law Firm In-House Counsel Positions: A Response to Professor Chambliss, 84 North Carolina Law Review 1577 (2006). Full Text (Westlaw)

Nicholson, Lisa H., Making In-Roads to Corporate General Counsel Positions: It’s Only a Matter of Time?, 65 Maryland Law Review 625 (2006). Full Text (Westlaw)

Peregrine, Michael W. & Broccolo, Bernadette M., “Independence” and the Nonprofit Board: A General Counsel’s Guide, 39 Journal of Health Law 497 (2006). Full Text (Westlaw)

Barclift, Z. Jill, Corporate Responsibility: Ensuring Independent Judgment of the General Counsel – A Look at Stock Options, 81 North Dakota Law Review 1 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Chamberlain, John A., Risk Management for In-House Counsel, 25 Michigan Business Law Journal 10 (2005). Full Text (Pdf)

Richmond, Douglas R., Essential Principles for Law Firm General Counsel, 53 University of Kansas Law Review 805 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

ABA Section of Business Law Committee on Legal Opinions, Closing Opinions of Inside Counsel, 58 Business Lawyer 1127 (2003). Full Text (Heinonline)

Chambliss, Elizabeth & Wilkins, David B., The Emerging Role of Ethics Advisors, General Counsel, and Other Compliance Specialists in Large Law Firms, 44 Arizona Law Review 559 (2002). Full Text (Westlaw)

Rosen, Robert Eli, “We’re All Consultants Now”: How Change in Client Organizational Strategies Influences Change in the Organization of Corporate Legal Services, 44 Arizona Law Review 637 (2002). Full Text (Westlaw)

Nelson, Robert L. & Nielsen, Laura Beth, Cops, Counsel, and Entrepreneurs: Constructing the Role of Inside Counsel in Large Corporations, 34 Law and Society Review 457 (2000). Full Text (Westlaw)

Gruner, Richard S., General Counsel in an Era of Compliance Programs, 46 Emory Law Journal 1113 (1997). Full Text (Westlaw)

Terrel, Timonthy P., Professionalism as Trust: The Unique Internal Legal Role of the Corporate General Counsel, 46 Emory Law Journal 1005 (1997). Full Text (Westlaw)

Johnson, Kurt A., Military Department General Counsel as “Chief Legal Officers”: Impact on Delivery of Impartial Legal Advice at Headquarters and in the Field, 139 Military Law Review 1 (1993). Full Time (Westlaw)

Rosen, Robert Eli, The Inside Counsel Movement, Professional Judgment and Organizational Representation, 67 Indiana Law Journal 479 (1989). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Campaign Financing

Odeniyide, Olumuyiwa, Restoring Public Trust: Why In-House Counsel Should Encourage Companies to Disclose the Use of Corporate Funds for Political Spending, 28 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 799 (2015). Full Text (Westlaw)

Frenkel, Jacob S. & Galinson, Murray L., Legal Ethics and the General Counsel of a Presidential Campaign, 2 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 359 (1988). Full Text (Heinonline)

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Confidential Communication

Imwinkelried, Edward J., Preliminary Thoughts on an Attorney-Client Privilege for Law Firms: When a Current Client Threatens to Sue the Firm for Malpractice, Does the Privilege Apply to the Firm’s Consultation With In-House Counsel About the Potential Claim?, 49 Valparaiso University Law Review 715 (2014). Full Text (Westlaw)

Kim, Judith, Attorney-Client Privileged Documents: Federal District Court Limits the Scope of an Attorney-Client Privilege Granted Involving In-House Counsel – United States ex rel. Elin Baklid-Kunz v. Halifax Hospital Medical Center, 39 American Journal of Law & Medicine 186 (2013). Full Text (Westlaw)

Boozang, Kathleen M., The New Relators: In-House Counsel and Compliance Officers, 6 Journal of Health & Life Sciences Law 16 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Hanlon, Sean, The Scope (and Limitations) of the Attorney Client Privilege When Communicating With In-House Counsel, 129 Banking Law Journal 934 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Copeland, Katrice Bridges, In-House Counsel Beware!, 39 Fordham Urban Law Journal 391 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Gergacz, John, In-House Counsel and Corporate Client Communications: Can EU Law After Akzo Nobel and U.S. Law After Gucci be Harmonized? Critiques and a Proposal, 45 International Lawyer 817 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Gergacz, John, Privileged Communications With In-House Counsel Under United States and European Community Law: A Proposed Re-Evaluation of the Akzo Nobel Decision, 42 Creighton Law Review 323 (2009). Full Text (Westlaw)

Machiraju, Nandu, When Hot Dogs Set Your Company on Fire: Expanding the Role of the General Counsel to Manage Antitrust Risk, 22 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 997 (2009). Full Text (Westlaw)

Cummings, Robert B., Get Your Own Lawyer! An Analysis of In-House Counsel Advising Across the Corporate Structure After Teleglobe, 21 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 683 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Skonicki, Eugene, Building a Wall Where a Fence Will Do: A Critique of the European Union’s Denial of Attorney-Client Privilege to In-House Counsel, 21 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 1045 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Berle, Joelle A., Attorney-Client Privileges of In-House Counsel in the United States and Canada, 13 Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas 459 (2007). Full Text (Westlaw)

Yamamoto, Masamichi, How Can Japanese Corporations Protect Confidential Information in U.S. Courts? Recognition of the Attorney-Client Privilege for Japanese Non-Bengoshi In-House Lawyers in the Development of a New Legal System, 40 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 503 (2007). Full Text (Westlaw)

Chambliss, Elizabeth, The Scope of In-Firm Privilege, 80 Notre Dame Law Review 1721 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Noorishad, Kaveh, The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and In-House Legal Counsel: Suggestions for Viable Compliance, 18 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 1041 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Cohen, Lauren C., In-House Counsel and the Attorney-Client Privilege: How Sarbanes-Oxley Misses the Point, 9 Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance 297 (2004). Full Text (Westlaw)

Drachsler, David A., Use of Lawyer-Client Privileged Information by In-House Counsel Whistleblowers in Their Own Retaliatory Discharge Actions Under the Environmental Laws, 15 Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum 99 (2004). Full Text (Westlaw)

Higley, Janet J. et al., Confidentiality of Communications by In-House Counsel For Financial Institutions, 6 North Carolina Banking Institute 265 (2002). Full Text (Westlaw)

Giesel, Grace M., The Legal Advice Requirement of the Attorney-Client Privilege: A Special Problem For In-House Counsel and Outside Attorneys Representing Corporations, 48 Defense Law Journal 103 (1999). Full Text (Heinonline)

Hatem, David J. & Gamba, Romeo G., Attorney-Client Privilege, Work Product Doctrine, and In-House Counsel, 19 Construction Lawyer 22 (1999). Full Text (Westlaw)

Pratt, Joseph, The Parameters of the Attorney-Client Privilege for In-House Counsel at the International Level: Protecting the Company’s Confidential Information, 20 Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business 145 (1999). Full Text (Westlaw)

Woolf, Matthew A., Douglas v. DynMcDermott Petroleum Operations Co.: Drawing a Fine Line Between the Rights and Obligations of In-House Attorneys, 73 Tulane Law Review 2195 (1999). Full Text (Westlaw)|

Van Deusen, Mark C., The Attorney-Client Privilege For In-House Counsel When negotiating Contracts: A Response to Georgia Pacific Corp. v. Gaf Roofing Manufacturing Corp., 39 William and Mary Law Review 1397 (1998). Full Text (Westlaw)

Weiss, Amy L., In-House Counsel Beware: Wearing the Business Hat Could Mean Losing the Privilege, 11 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 393 (1998). Full Text (Westlaw)

Giesel, Grace M., The Legal Advice Requirement of the Attorney-Client Privilege: A Special Problem For In-House Counsel and Outside Attorneys Representing Corporations, 48 Mercer Law Review 1169 (1997). Full Text (Westlaw)

Weaver, Sally R., Client Confidences in Disputes Between In-House Attorneys and Their Employer-Clients: Much Ado About Nothing – or Something?, 30 U.C. Davis Law Review 483 (1997). Full Text (Westlaw)

Antonio, Heath E., Employment Law—Massachusetts Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim Brought by Corporate In-House Counsel—GTE Products Corp. v. Stewart, 421 Mass. 22, 653 N.E.2D 161 (1995), 30 Suffolk University Law Review 295 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

Hill, Alison M., A Problem of Privilege: In-House Counsel and the Attorney-Client Privilege in the United States and the European Community, 27 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 145 (1995). Full Text (Westlaw)

Fleischman, Joseph J. et al., The Organizational Sentencing Guidelines and the Employment At-Will Rule as Applied to In-House Counsel, 48 Business Lawyer 611 (1993). Full Text (Westlaw)

McIntyre, Marie J., Can In-House Counsel be Trusted With Access to a Competitor’s Confidential Information?, 58 Saint John’s Law Review 890 (1984). Full Text (Heinonline)

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Conflict of Interest

Ahmed, Kabir & Dezso Farkas, A Proposal to Encourage Up-The-Ladder Reporting by Insulating In-House Corporate Attorneys from Managerial Power, 39 Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 861 (2015). Full Text (Westlaw)

Wigton, Matthew S., Playing Moneyball in the In-House Legal Department: Using Moneyball Concepts to Provide In-House Counsels With Objectivity and Independence, 13 Wake Forest Journal of Business & Intellectual Property Law 350 (2013). Full Text (Heinonline)

Cummings, Robert B., Get Your Own Lawyer! An Analysis of In-House Counsel Advising Across the Corporate Structure After Teleglobe, 21 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 683 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Nishizawa, Jan C., Ethical Conflicts Facing In-House Counsel: Dealing With Recent Trends and an Opportunity for Positive Change, 20 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 849 (2007). Full Text (Westlaw)

Gorman, Elizabeth H., Explaining the Spread of Law Firm In-House Counsel Positions: A Response to Professor Chambliss, 84 North Carolina Law Review 1577 (2006). Full Text (Westlaw)

Matthews, William E. et al., Conflicting Loyalties Facing In-House Counsel: Ethical Care and Feeding of the Ravenous Multi-Headed Client, 37 Saint Mary’s Law Journal 901 (2006). Full Text (Westlaw)

Peregrine, Michael W. & Broccolo, Bernadette M., “Independence” and the Nonprofit Board: A General Counsel’s Guide, 39 Journal of Health Law 497 (2006). Full Text (Westlaw)

Giesel, Grace M., The Kentucky Ban on Insurers’ In-House Attorneys Representing Insureds, 25 Northern Kentucky Law Review 365 (1998). Full Text (Westlaw)

Moore, Nancy J., Conflicts of Interest For In-House Counsel: Issues Emerging From the Expanding Role of the Attorney-Employee, 39 South Texas Law Review 497 (1998). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Corporate Counsel – Professional Development

Wald, Eli, Getting In and Out of the House: The Worlds of In-House Counsel, Big Law, and Emerging Career Trajectories of In-House Lawyers, 88 Fordham L. Rev. 1765 (2020). Full Text (Westlaw)

Atherton-Ely, Zachary, Demonstrating Value to a Corporation as In-House Counsel, 43 Mitchell Hamline L. Rev. 1003 (2017). Full Text (Westlaw)

Choudhry, Faraz, Career Advice for New In-House Lawyers, 37 Hamline Law Review 491 (2014). Full Text (Westlaw)

Foster, Alexandra, Where the CCO Fits in the C-Suite: A Corporation’s Moral Compass, 6 Am. U. Bus. L. Rev. 175 (2017). Full Text (Westlaw)

Rotunda, Ronald D., Why Lawyers are Different and Why We are the Same: Creating Structural Incentives in Large Law Firms to Promote Ethical Behavior-In-House Ethics Counsel, Bill Padding, and In-House Ethics Training, 44 Akron Law Review 679 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Day, Christian C., Teaching Students How to Become In-House Counsel, 51 Journal of Legal Education 503 (2001). Full Text (Westlaw)

Rosen, Robert Eli, The Inside Counsel Movement, Professional Judgment and Organizational Representation, 67 Indiana Law Journal 479 (1989). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Corporate Counsel Employment: Contracts, Non-competition, Incentives and Dismissal

Horvitz, Kevin D., An Unreasonable Ban on Reasonable Competition: The Legal Profession’s Protectionist Stance Against Noncompete Agreements Binding In-House Counsel, 65 Duke Law Journal 1007 (2016). Full Text (Westlaw)

Formenty-Ujlaki, Chiara, Lost in Translation: Legal Ethics and Global Mobility of In-House Counsel, 26 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 1043 (2013). Full Text (Westlaw)

Hamermesh, Lawrence A., Who Let You Into the House?, 2012 Wisconsin Law Review 359 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Rotunda, Ronald D., Why Lawyers are Different and Why We are the Same: Creating Structural Incentives in Large Law Firms to Promote Ethical Behavior-In-House Ethics Counsel, Bill Padding, and In-House Ethics Training, 44 Akron Law Review 679 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Bentrup, Barbara C., Friend or Foe: Reasonable Noncompete Restrictions Can Benefit Corporate In-House Counsel and Protect Corporate Employers, 52 Saint Louis University Law Journal 1037 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Barclift, Z. Jill, Corporate Responsibility: Ensuring Independent Judgment of the General Counsel – A Look at Stock Options, 81 North Dakota Law Review 1 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Lane, Brett, Blowing the Whistle on Balla v. Gambro: The Emergence of an In-House Counsel’s Cause of Action in Tort for Retaliatory Discharge, 29 Journal of the Legal Profession 235 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Overall, Lisa, Retaliatory Discharge and In-House Counsel—A Comparative Analysis of State Law in the Wake of the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Decision in Crews v. Buckman Laboratories, 33 University of Memphis Law Review 629 (2003). Full Text (Westlaw)

Marshall, Brenda, In Search of Clarity: When Should In-House Counsel Have the Right to Sue for Retaliatory Discharge?, 14 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 871 (2001). Full Text (Westlaw)

Cain, Christopher L., What Constitutes Wrongful Discharge of In-House Attorneys?, 22 Journal of Legal Profession 223 (1998). Full Text (Westlaw)

Gruner, Richard S., General Counsel in an Era of Compliance Programs, 46 Emory Law Journal 1113 (1997). Full Text (Westlaw)

Myers, Todd, The In-House Attorney Employment Dilemma, 6 Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy 147 (1997). Full Text (Westlaw)

Antonio, Heath E., Employment Law—Massachusetts Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim Brought by Corporate In-House Counsel—GTE Products Corp. v. Stewart, 421 Mass. 22, 653 N.E.2D 161 (1995), 30 Suffolk University Law Review 295 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

Sheehan, Michael P., Retaliatory Discharge of In-House Counsel: A Cause of Action—Ethical Obligations v. Fiduciary Duties, 45 DePaul Law Review 859 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

Coblents, Chanda R., The Impact of General Dynamics Corp. v. Superior Court on the Evolving Tort of Retaliatory Discharge for In-House Attorneys, 52 Washington and Lee Law Review 991 (1995). Full Text (Westlaw)

Gubola, Michelle M., In-House Attorneys’ Claims for Wrongful Dishcarge: General Dynamics Corp. v. Superior Court, 876 P.2d 487 (Cal. 1994), 64 University of Cincinnati Law Review 227 (1995). Full Text (Westlaw)

Lonker, Elliot M., General Dynamics v. Superior Court: One Giant Step Forward For In-House Counsel or One Small Step Back to the Status Quo?, 31 California Western Law Review 277 (1995). Full Text (Westlaw)

Webb, John R. & Kinsman, J. Chris, Wrongful Discharge Suits by In-House Counsel: Refining the General Dynamics Standard, 11 Labor Lawyer 35 (1995). Full Text (Westlaw)

Fleischman, Joseph J. et al., The Organizational Sentencing Guidelines and the Employment At-Will Rule as Applied to In-House Counsel, 48 Business Lawyer 611 (1993). Full Text (Westlaw)

Smith, Dianna, The Effect of Rule 1.6 on the Professional Situation of In-House Counsel, 18 Journal of the Legal Profession 299 (1993). Full Time (Westlaw)

Corello, Sara A., In-House Counsel’s Right to Sue for Retaliatory Discharge, 92 Columbia Law Review 389 (1992). Full Time (Westlaw)

Gensler, Steven S., Wrongful Discharge for In-House Attorneys? Holding the Line Against Lawyers’ Self-Interest, 1992 University of Illinois Law Review 515 (1992). Full Time  (Heinonline)

Kim, Raymis H. C., In House Counsel’s Wrongful Discharge Action Under the Public Policy Exception and Retaliatory Discharge Doctrine, 67 Washington Law Review 893 (1992). Full Text (Westlaw)

Gilson, Ronald J., The Devolution of the Legal Profession: A Demand Side Perspective, 49 Maryland Law Review 869 (1990). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Corporate Counsel Practice

Baer, Miriam H., Corporate Lawyers: Compliance Elites, 88 Fordham Law Review 1599 (2020). Full Text (Lexisnexis)

Simmons, Omari Scott, Corporate Lawyers: Chief Legal Officer 5.0, 88 Fordham Law Review 1741 (2020). Full Text (Lexisnexis)

Steinberg, Marc I., Corporate Lawyers: Ethical and Practical Lawyering with Vanishing Gatekeeper Liability, 88 Fordham Law Review 1575 (2020). Full Text (Lexisnexis)

Peterson, Evan, Empowering Business Policy & Strategy Through Improved Collaboration Between Managers and In-House Counsel, 20 Atlantic Law Journal 225 (2018). Full Text (Westlaw)

Atherton-Ely, Zachary, Demonstrating Value to a Corporation as In-House Counsel, 43 Mitchell Hamline L. Rev. 1003 (2017). Full Text (Westlaw)

Avci, S. Burcu and H. Nejat Seyhun, Why Don’t General Counsels Stop Corporate Crime?, 19 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law 751 (2017). Full Text (Westlaw)

Cuevas, Robert A., Jr., Inside Professionalism: How In-House Counsel can Give Practical Effect to the Ethical Responsibility to Society at Large When Reviewing Items for Form and Legal Sufficiency in a Manner that Supports the Integrity of the Representative Form of Governance of Public Corporations and Local Governments, 29 Saint Thomas Law Review 177 (2017). Full Text (Westlaw)

Foster, Alexandra, Where the CCO Fits in the C-Suite: A Corporation’s Moral Compass, 6 Am. U. Bus. L. Rev. 175 (2017). Full Text (Westlaw)

Gordon, Robert W., The Return of the Lawyer-Statesman?, 69 Stan. L. Rev. 1731 (2017). Hein Online

Ramirez, Steven A., Diversity, Compliance, Ethics & In-House Counsel, 48 U. Tol. L. Rev. 465 (2017). Full Text (Westlaw)

Morse, Adair, and Wei Wang, and Serena Wu, Executive Lawyers: Gatekeepers or Strategic Officers, 59 Journal of Law and Economics 847 (2016). Full Text (Westlaw).

Abernathy, John L., and Thomas R. Kubick, and Adi Masli, General Counsel Prominence and Corporate Tax Policy, 38 The Journal of the American Taxation Association 39 (2016). Full Text (UNT Digital Library).

Hopkins, Justin J., and Edward L. Maydew, and Mohan Venkatachalam, Corporate General Counsel and Financial Reporting Quality, 61 Management Science 129 (2015). Full Text (SSRN, JSTOR, PubsOnLine).

Goh, Beng Wee, and Jimmy Lee, and Jeffrey Ng, The Inclusion of General Counsel in Top Management and Tax Avoidance, (2014). Full Text (Singapore Management University).

Kim, Sung Hui, The Ethics of In-House Practice, in Lawyers In Practice:  Ethical Decisionmaking in Context, (Lynn Mather, Leslie Lavin, eds., University of Chicago Press, 2012) 

Kwak, Byungjin, and Byung T. Ro, and Inho Suk, The Composition of Top Management with General Counsel and Voluntary Information Disclosure, 54 Journal of Accounting and Economics 19 (2012). Full Text (SSRN, Science Direct).

Rosen, Robert Eli, and Christine E. Parker, and Vibeke Lehmann Nielsen, The Framing Effects of Professionalism: Is There a Lawyer Cast of Mind? Lessons from Compliance Programs, 40 Fordham Urban Law Journal 297 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw).

Jagolinzer, Alan D., and David F. Larcker, and Daniel J. Taylor, Corporate Governance and the Information Content of Insider Trades, 49 Journal of Accounting Research 1249 (2011). Full Text (SSRN, JSTOR, Wiley Online).

Antonio, Heath E., Employment Law—Massachusetts Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim Brought by Corporate In-House Counsel—GTE Products Corp. v. Stewart, 421 Mass. 22, 653 N.E.2D 161 (1995), 30 Suffolk University Law Review 295 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Dispute Resolution

Lidge, Ernest F., III, Wrongfully Discharged In-House Counsel: A Proposal to Give the Employer a Veto over Reinstatement while Giving the Terminated Lawyer Front Pay, 52 Wake Forest L. Rev. 649 (2017). Full Text (Westlaw)

Veasy, Norman E. & Brown, Grover C., An Overview of the General Counsel’s Decision Making on Dispute-Resolution Strategies in Complex Business Transactions, 70 Business Lawyer 407 (2015). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Diversity

Rhode, Deborah L. & Ricca, Lucy Buford, Diversity in the Legal Profession: Perspectives From Managing Partners and General Counsel, 83 Fordham Law Review 2483 (2015). Full Text (Westlaw)

Nicholson, Lisa H., Making In-Roads to Corporate General Counsel Positions: It’s Only a Matter of Time?, 65 Maryland Law Review 625 (2006). Full Text (Westlaw)

Antonio, Heath E., Employment Law—Massachusetts Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim Brought by Corporate In-House Counsel—GTE Products Corp. v. Stewart, 421 Mass. 22, 653 N.E.2D 161 (1995), 30 Suffolk University Law Review 295 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Empirical Research

Abernathy, John L., and Thomas R. Kubick, and Adi Masli, General Counsel Prominence and Corporate Tax Policy, 38 The Journal of the American Taxation Association 39 (2016). Full Text (UNT Digital Library).

Morse, Adair, and Wei Wang, and Serena Wu, Executive Lawyers: Gatekeepers or Strategic Officers, 59 Journal of Law and Economics 847 (2016). Full Text (Westlaw).

Bird, Robert C., and Paul A. Borochin, and John D. Knopf, The Role of the Chief Legal Officer in Corporate Governance, 34 Journal of Corporate Finance 1 (2015). Full Text (SSRN, Science Direct).

Hopkins, Justin J., and Edward L. Maydew, and Mohan Venkatachalam, Corporate General Counsel and Financial Reporting Quality, 61 Management Science 129 (2015). Full Text (SSRN, JSTOR, PubsOnLine).

Goh, Beng Wee, and Jimmy Lee, and Jeffrey Ng, The Inclusion of General Counsel in Top Management and Tax Avoidance, (2014). Full Text (Singapore Management University).

Kwak, Byungjin, and Byung T. Ro, and Inho Suk, The Composition of Top Management with General Counsel and Voluntary Information Disclosure, 54 Journal of Accounting and Economics 19 (2012). Full Text (SSRN, Science Direct).

Rosen, Robert Eli, and Christine E. Parker, and Vibeke Lehmann Nielsen, The Framing Effects of Professionalism: Is There a Lawyer Cast of Mind? Lessons from Compliance Programs, 40 Fordham Urban Law Journal 297 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw).

Jagolinzer, Alan D., and David F. Larcker, and Daniel J. Taylor, Corporate Governance and the Information Content of Insider Trades, 49 Journal of Accounting Research 1249 (2011). Full Text (SSRN, JSTOR, Wiley Online).

Krishnan, Jayanthi, and Yuan Wen, and Wanli Zhao, Legal Expertise on Corporate Audit Committees and Financial Reporting Quality, 86 The Accounting Review 2099 (2011). Full Text (JSTOR, ResearchGate).

Simmons, Omari Scott & Dinnage, James D., Innkeepers: A Unifying Theory of the In-House Counsel Role, 41 Seton Hall Law Review 77 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Bamber, Linda S., and John Jiang, and Isabel Y. Wang, What’s My Style? The Influence of Top Managers on Voluntary Corporate Financial Disclosure, 85 The Accounting Review 1131 (2010). Full Text (SSRN, JSTOR).

Dyck, Alexander, and Adair Morse, and Luigi Zingales, Who Blows the Whistle on Corporate Fraud?, 65 The Journal of Finance 2213 (2010). Full Text (SSRN, JSTOR, Wiley Online Library).

Kim, Sung Hui, Gatekeepers Inside Out, 21 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 411 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Le Mire, Suzanne & Parker, Christine, Keeping it In-House: Ethics in the Relationship Between Large Law Firm Lawyers and Their Corporate Clients Through the Eyes of In-House Counsel, 11 Legal Ethics 201 (2008). Full Text (Heinonline)

Peri, Jonathan, The Wisdom of Employed General Counsel in Higher Education, 18 Widener Law Journal 191 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Nicholson, Lisa H., Making In-Roads to Corporate General Counsel Positions: It’s Only a Matter of Time?, 65 Maryland Law Review 625 (2006). Full Text (Westlaw)

Antonio, Heath E., Employment Law—Massachusetts Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim Brought by Corporate In-House Counsel—GTE Products Corp. v. Stewart, 421 Mass. 22, 653 N.E.2D 161 (1995), 30 Suffolk University Law Review 295 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Ethics – Generally

Langevoort, Donald C., Corporate Lawyers: Gatekeepers, Cultural Captives, or Knaves?: Corporate Lawyers Through Different Lenses, 88 Fordham Law Review 1683 (2020). Full Text (Lexisnexis)

Rapoport, Nancy B., Corporate Lawyers: Using General Counsel to Set the Tone for Work in Large Chapter 11 Cases, 88 Fordham Law Review 1727 (2020). Full Text (Lexisnexis)

Gunz, Hugh and Sally Gunz, Ethical Challenges in the Role of In-House Counsel, 69 Case Western Reserve Law Review 953 (2019). Full Text (Westlaw)

Schaefer, Paula, Behavioral Legal Ethics Lessons for Corporate Counsel, 69 Case Western Reserve Law Review 975 (2019). Full Text (Lexisnexis)

Mulcahy, James and Douglas Luther, Walking the Line: When are the Franchisor’s In-House Counsel’s Communications or Advice to a Franchisee an Ethical Violation, 37-SPG Franchise Law Journal 571 (2018). Full Text (Westlaw)

Avci, S. Burcu and H. Nejat Seyhun, Why Don’t General Counsels Stop Corporate Crime?, 19 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law 751 (2017). Full Text (Westlaw)

Cuevas, Robert A., Jr., Inside Professionalism: How In-House Counsel can Give Practical Effect to the Ethical Responsibility to Society at Large When Reviewing Items for Form and Legal Sufficiency in a Manner that Supports the Integrity of the Representative Form of Governance of Public Corporations and Local Governments, 29 Saint Thomas Law Review 177 (2017). Full Text (Westlaw)

Ramirez, Steven A., Diversity, Compliance, Ethics & In-House Counsel, 48 U. Tol. L. Rev. 465 (2017). Full Text (Westlaw)

Gordon, Robert W., The Return of the Lawyer-Statesman?, 69 Stan. L. Rev. 1731 (2017). Hein Online

Kim, Sung Hui, Inside Lawyers: Friends or Gatekeepers? 84 Fordham Law Review 1867 (2016). Full Text (Westlaw)

Odeniyide, Olumuyiwa, Restoring Public Trust: Why In-House Counsel Should Encourage Companies to Disclose the Use of Corporate Funds for Political Spending, 28 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 799 (2015). Full Text (Westlaw)

Formenty-Ujlaki, Chiara, Lost in Translation: Legal Ethics and Global Mobility of In-House Counsel, 26 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 1043 (2013). Full Text (Westlaw)

Kim, Judith, Attorney-Client Privileged Documents: Federal District Court Limits the Scope of an Attorney-Client Privilege Granted Involving In-House Counsel – United States ex rel. Elin Baklid-Kunz v. Halifax Hospital Medical Center, 39 American Journal of Law & Medicine 186 (2013). Full Text (Westlaw)

Wigton, Matthew S., Playing Moneyball in the In-House Legal Department: Using Moneyball Concepts to Provide In-House Counsels With Objectivity and Independence, 13 Wake Forest Journal of Business & Intellectual Property Law 350 (2013). Full Text (Heinonline)

Hackett, Susan, Corporate Counsel and the Evolution of Practical Ethical Navigation: An Overview of the Changing Dynamics of Professional Responsibility in In-House Practice, 25 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 317 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Jenoff, Pam, Going Native: Incentive, Identity, and the Inherent Ethical Problem of In-House Counsel, 114 West Virginia Law Review 725 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Kim, Sung Hui, The Ethics of In-House Practice, in Lawyers In Practice:  Ethical Decisionmaking in Context, (Lynn Mather, Leslie Lavin, eds., University of Chicago Press, 2012) 

Cummings, Robert B., Get Your Own Lawyer! An Analysis of In-House Counsel Advising Across the Corporate Structure After Teleglobe, 21 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 683 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Nishizawa, Jan C., Ethical Conflicts Facing In-House Counsel: Dealing With Recent Trends and an Opportunity for Positive Change, 20 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 849 (2007). Full Text (Westlaw)

Matthews, William E. et al., Conflicting Loyalties Facing In-House Counsel: Ethical Care and Feeding of the Ravenous Multi-Headed Client, 37 Saint Mary’s Law Journal 901 (2006). Full Text (Westlaw)

Moore, Nancy J., Conflicts of Interest For In-House Counsel: Issues Emerging From the Expanding Role of the Attorney-Employee, 39 South Texas Law Review 497 (1998). Full Text (Westlaw)

Antonio, Heath E., Employment Law—Massachusetts Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim Brought by Corporate In-House Counsel—GTE Products Corp. v. Stewart, 421 Mass. 22, 653 N.E.2D 161 (1995), 30 Suffolk University Law Review 295 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

Formenty-Ujlaki, Chiara, Lost in Translation: Legal Ethics and Global Mobility of In-House Counsel, 26 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 1043 (2013). Full Text (Westlaw)

Bentrup, Barbara C., Friend or Foe: Reasonable Noncompete Restrictions Can Benefit Corporate In-House Counsel and Protect Corporate Employers, 52 Saint Louis University Law Journal 1037 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Barclift, Z. Jill, Corporate Responsibility: Ensuring Independent Judgment of the General Counsel – A Look at Stock Options, 81 North Dakota Law Review 1 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Myers, Todd, The In-House Attorney Employment Dilemma, 6 Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy 147 (1997). Full Text (Westlaw)

Fleischman, Joseph J. et al., The Organizational Sentencing Guidelines and the Employment At-Will Rule as Applied to In-House Counsel, 48 Business Lawyer 611 (1993). Full Text (Westlaw)

Smith, Dianna, The Effect of Rule 1.6 on the Professional Situation of In-House Counsel, 18 Journal of the Legal Profession 299 (1993). Full Time (Westlaw)

Odeniyide, Olumuyiwa, Restoring Public Trust: Why In-House Counsel Should Encourage Companies to Disclose the Use of Corporate Funds for Political Spending, 28 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 799 (2015). Full Text (Westlaw)

Kim, Judith, Attorney-Client Privileged Documents: Federal District Court Limits the Scope of an Attorney-Client Privilege Granted Involving In-House Counsel – United States ex rel. Elin Baklid-Kunz v. Halifax Hospital Medical Center, 39 American Journal of Law & Medicine 186 (2013). Full Text (Westlaw)

Hackett, Susan, Corporate Counsel and the Evolution of Practical Ethical Navigation: An Overview of the Changing Dynamics of Professional Responsibility in In-House Practice, 25 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 317 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Jenoff, Pam, Going Native: Incentive, Identity, and the Inherent Ethical Problem of In-House Counsel, 114 West Virginia Law Review 725 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Gergacz, John, In-House Counsel and Corporate Client Communications: Can EU Law After Akzo Nobel and U.S. Law After Gucci be Harmonized? Critiques and a Proposal, 45 International Lawyer 817 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Needham, Carol A., The Changing Landscape For In-House Counsel: Multijurisdictional Practice Considerations for Corporate Law Departments, 43 Akron Law Review 985 (2010). Full Text (Westlaw)

Rosen, Jonathan N., In-House Counsel and the Government’s War on Corporate Fraud, 25 Criminal Justice 5 (2010). Full Text (Westlaw)
Machiraju, Nandu, When Hot Dogs Set Your Company on Fire: Expanding the Role of the General Counsel to Manage Antitrust Risk, 22 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 997 (2009). Full Text (Westlaw)

Zinski, Christopher J., Director’s Perspective: The General Counsel’s Multiple and Competing Roles in Ethically Serving the Publicly Traded Financial Institution, 126 Baking Law Journal 173 (2009). Full Text (Westlaw)

Le Mire, Suzanne & Parker, Christine, Keeping it In-House: Ethics in the Relationship Between Large Law Firm Lawyers and Their Corporate Clients Through the Eyes of In-House Counsel, 11 Legal Ethics 201 (2008). Full Text (Heinonline)

Skonicki, Eugene, Building a Wall Where a Fence Will Do: A Critique of the European Union’s Denial of Attorney-Client Privilege to In-House Counsel, 21 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 1045 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Duggin, Sarah Helene, The Pivotal Role of the General Counsel in Promoting Corporate Integrity and Professional Responsibility, 51 Saint Louis University Law Journal 989 (2007). Full Text (Westlaw)

Chambliss, Elizabeth, The Professionalization of Law Firm In-House Counsel, 84 North Carolina Law Review 1515 (2006). Full Text (Westlaw)

Fortney, Susan Saab, Law Firm General Counsel as Sherpa: Challenges Facing the In-Firm Lawyer’s Lawyer, 53 University of Kansas Law Review 835 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Hazard Jr., Geoffrey C., “Lawyers for Lawyers:” The Emerging Role of Law Firm Legal Counsel, 53 University of Kansas Law Review 795 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Kim, Sung Hui, The Banality of Fraud: Re-Situating the Inside Counsel as Gatekeeper, 74 Fordham Law Review 983 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Noorishad, Kaveh, The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and In-House Legal Counsel: Suggestions for Viable Compliance, 18 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 1041 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Drachsler, David A., Use of Lawyer-Client Privileged Information by In-House Counsel Whistleblowers in Their Own Retaliatory Discharge Actions Under the Environmental Laws, 15 Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum 99 (2004). Full Text (Westlaw)

Mackintosh, J. Triplett & Angus, Kristen M., Conflict in Confidentiality: How E.U. Laws Leave In-House Counsel Outside the Privilege, 38 International Lawyer 35 (2004). Full Text (Westlaw)

McClellan, Edison K., Ethical Issues Raised When Multiple Insurers Cover the Same Risk and One of the Co-Insurers Appoints In-House Counsel to Represent the Mutual Insured, 30 Southwestern University Law Review 149 (2000). Full Text (Westlaw)

Woolf, Matthew A., Douglas v. DynMcDermott Petroleum Operations Co.: Drawing a Fine Line Between the Rights and Obligations of In-House Attorneys, 73 Tulane Law Review 2195 (1999). Full Text (Westlaw)

Nesvold, H. Peter, Going Private or Going for Gold: The Professional Responsibilities of the In-House Counsel During a Management Buyout, 11 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 689 (1998). Full Text (Westlaw)

Van Deusen, Mark C., The Attorney-Client Privilege For In-House Counsel When negotiating Contracts: A Response to Georgia Pacific Corp. v. Gaf Roofing Manufacturing Corp., 39 William and Mary Law Review 1397 (1998). Full Text (Westlaw)

Weiss, Amy L., In-House Counsel Beware: Wearing the Business Hat Could Mean Losing the Privilege, 11 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 393 (1998). Full Text (Westlaw)

Daly, Mary C., The Cultural, Ethical, and Legal Challenges in Lawyering For a Global Organization: The Role of the General Counsel, 46 Emory Law Journal 1057 (1997). Full Text (Westlaw)

Giesel, Grace M., The Legal Advice Requirement of the Attorney-Client Privilege: A Special Problem For In-House Counsel and Outside Attorneys Representing Corporations, 48 Mercer Law Review 1169 (1997). Full Text (Westlaw)

Weaver, Sally R., Client Confidences in Disputes Between In-House Attorneys and Their Employer-Clients: Much Ado About Nothing – or Something?, 30 U.C. Davis Law Review 483 (1997). Full Text (Westlaw)

Johnson, Robert J., In-House Counsel Employed by Insurance Companies: A Difficult Dilemma Confronting The Model Code of Professional Responsibility, 57 Ohio State Law Journal 945 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

Giesel, Grace M., The Ethics or Dilemma Employment Dilemma of In-House Counsel, 5 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 535 (1992). Full Text (Westlaw)

Frenkel, Jacob S. & Galinson, Murray L., Legal Ethics and the General Counsel of a Presidential Campaign, 2 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 359 (1988). Full Text (Heinonline)

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Fiduciary Duties

Mulcahy, James and Douglas Luther, Walking the Line: When are the Franchisor’s In-House Counsel’s Communications or Advice to a Franchisee an Ethical Violation, 37-SPG Franchise Law Journal 571 (2018). Full Text (Westlaw)

Imwinkelried, Edward J., Preliminary Thoughts on an Attorney-Client Privilege for Law Firms: When a Current Client Threatens to Sue the Firm for Malpractice, Does the Privilege Apply to the Firm’s Consultation With In-House Counsel About the Potential Claim?, 49 Valparaiso University Law Review 715 (2014). Full Text (Westlaw)

Veasy, Norman E. & Di Guglielmo, Christine T., General Counsel Buffeted by Compliance Demands and Client Pressures May Face Personal Peril, 68 Business Lawyer 57 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Kim, Sung Hui, The Ethics of In-House Practice, in Lawyers In Practice:  Ethical Decisionmaking in Context, (Lynn Mather, Leslie Lavin, eds., University of Chicago Press, 2012) 

Klarfeld, Adam B., Minnesota Supreme Court Finds In-House Lawyer Not Protected by State Whistleblower Statute, But Could Be, 37 William Mitchell Law Review 983 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Rotunda, Ronald D., Why Lawyers are Different and Why We are the Same: Creating Structural Incentives in Large Law Firms to Promote Ethical Behavior-In-House Ethics Counsel, Bill Padding, and In-House Ethics Training, 44 Akron Law Review 679 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Peregrine, Michael W. & Broccolo, Bernadette M., “Independence” and the Nonprofit Board: A General Counsel’s Guide, 39 Journal of Health Law 497 (2006). Full Text (Westlaw)

Chambliss, Elizabeth, The Scope of In-Firm Privilege, 80 Notre Dame Law Review 1721 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Nicholson, Lisa H., Sarbox 307’s Impact on Subordinate In-House Counsel: Between a Rock and a Hard Place, 2004 Michigan State Law Review 559 (2004). Full Text (Westlaw)

Olson, Scott L., The Potential Liabilities Faced by In-House Counsel, 7 University of Miami Business Law Review 1 (1998). Full Text (Westlaw)

Antonio, Heath E., Employment Law—Massachusetts Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim Brought by Corporate In-House Counsel—GTE Products Corp. v. Stewart, 421 Mass. 22, 653 N.E.2D 161 (1995), 30 Suffolk University Law Review 295 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Financial Services Industry

Zinski, Christopher J., Director’s Perspective: The General Counsel’s Multiple and Competing Roles in Ethically Serving the Publicly Traded Financial Institution, 126 Baking Law Journal 173 (2009). Full Text (Westlaw)

Higley, Janet J. et al., Confidentiality of Communications by In-House Counsel For Financial Institutions, 6 North Carolina Banking Institute 265 (2002). Full Text (Westlaw)

Shihata, Ibrahim F.I., The Creative Role of the Lawyer—Example: The Office of the World Bank’s General Counsel, 48 Catholic University Law Review 1041 (1999). Full Text (Westlaw)

Staffenberg, Elise, Treacherous Terrain For In-House Bank Attorneys, 14 Annual Review of Banking Law 405 (1995). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Immigration

Juceam, Robert E., The Role of Corporations and In-House Counsel, 21 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 31 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Information Technology & E-Discovery

Didday, John, Informed Buyers of E-Discovery: Why General Counsel Must Become Tech Savvy, 5 Hastings Science & Technology Law Journal 281 (2013). Full Text (Westlaw)

Degnan, David W., The Expanding Duties of ESI and In-House Counsel: Providing Defensible Preservation and Production Efforts After Swofford v. Eslinger, 16 Richmond Journal of Law and Technology 12 (2010). Full Text (Westlaw)

Needham, Carol A., The Changing Landscape For In-House Counsel: Multijurisdictional Practice Considerations for Corporate Law Departments, 43 Akron Law Review 985 (2010). Full Text (Westlaw)

Peri, Jonathan, The Wisdom of Employed General Counsel in Higher Education, 18 Widener Law Journal 191 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Antonio, Heath E., Employment Law—Massachusetts Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim Brought by Corporate In-House Counsel—GTE Products Corp. v. Stewart, 421 Mass. 22, 653 N.E.2D 161 (1995), 30 Suffolk University Law Review 295 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

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In-House/Outside Counsel Relationship

Appleby, Bethany L. and Gary R. Batenhorst, Both Sides Now: Making the Transition from Outside to In-House Counsel, Franchise Law Journal, 40 Franchise Law Journal. 149 (2020). Full Text (Lexisnexis)

Gorman, Elizabeth H., Explaining the Spread of Law Firm In-House Counsel Positions: A Response to Professor Chambliss, 84 North Carolina Law Review 1577 (2006). Full Text (Westlaw)

Antonio, Heath E., Employment Law—Massachusetts Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim Brought by Corporate In-House Counsel—GTE Products Corp. v. Stewart, 421 Mass. 22, 653 N.E.2D 161 (1995), 30 Suffolk University Law Review 295 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

Johnson, Kurt A., Military Department General Counsel as “Chief Legal Officers”: Impact on Delivery of Impartial Legal Advice at Headquarters and in the Field, 139 Military Law Review 1 (1993). Full Time (Westlaw)

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Insurance

McClellan, Edison K., Ethical Issues Raised When Multiple Insurers Cover the Same Risk and One of the Co-Insurers Appoints In-House Counsel to Represent the Mutual Insured, 30Southwestern University Law Review 149 (2000). Full Text (Westlaw)

Giesel, Grace M., The Kentucky Ban on Insurers’ In-House Attorneys Representing Insureds, 25 Northern Kentucky Law Review 365 (1998). Full Text (Westlaw)

Antonio, Heath E., Employment Law—Massachusetts Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim Brought by Corporate In-House Counsel—GTE Products Corp. v. Stewart, 421 Mass. 22, 653 N.E.2D 161 (1995), 30 Suffolk University Law Review 295 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

Johnson, Robert J., In-House Counsel Employed by Insurance Companies: A Difficult Dilemma Confronting The Model Code of Professional Responsibility, 57 Ohio State Law Journal 945 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

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International Issues

Wilkins, David B., and David M. Trubek, and Bryon Fong, Globalization, Lawyers, and Emerging Economies: The Rise, Transformation, and Significance of the New Corporate Legal Ecosystem in India, Brazil, and China, 61 Harvard International Law Journal 281 (2020). Full Text (Lexisnexis)

Gergacz, John, In-House Counsel and Corporate Client Communications: Can EU Law After Akzo Nobel and U.S. Law After Gucci be Harmonized? Critiques and a Proposal, 45 International Lawyer 817 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Bowman, John P., In-House Lawyer’s Role in International Arbitration, 20 American Review of International Arbitration 285 (2009). Full Text (Westlaw)

Pratt, Joseph, The Parameters of the Attorney-Client Privilege for In-House Counsel at the International Level: Protecting the Company’s Confidential Information, 20 Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business 145 (1999). Full Text (Westlaw)

Shihata, Ibrahim F.I., The Creative Role of the Lawyer—Example: The Office of the World Bank’s General Counsel, 48 Catholic University Law Review 1041 (1999). Full Text (Westlaw)

Daly, Mary C., The Cultural, Ethical, and Legal Challenges in Lawyering For a Global Organization: The Role of the General Counsel, 46 Emory Law Journal 1057 (1997). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Investigations & Regulatory Compliance

Sheridan, Briana, The SEC’s Part 205.3(d)(2) and Wadler v. Bio-Rad Labs. Should Be Revisited: The SEC Exceeded Authority in Creating a Reporting Out Provision for In-House Attorneys, 40 Cardozo Law Review 2445 (2019). Full Text (Lexisnexis)

Boozang, Kathleen M., The New Relators: In-House Counsel and Compliance Officers, 6 Journal of Health & Life Sciences Law 16 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Veasy, Norman E. & Di Guglielmo, Christine T., General Counsel Buffeted by Compliance Demands and Client Pressures May Face Personal Peril, 68 Business Lawyer 57 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Copeland, Katrice Bridges, In-House Counsel Beware!, 39 Fordham Urban Law Journal 391 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Jagolinzer, Alan D., and David F. Larcker, and Daniel J. Taylor, Corporate Governance and the Information Content of Insider Trades, 49 Journal of Accounting Research 1249 (2011). Full Text (SSRN, JSTOR, Wiley Online).

Dyck, Alexander, and Adair Morse, and Luigi Zingales, Who Blows the Whistle on Corporate Fraud?, 65 The Journal of Finance 2213 (2010). Full Text (SSRN, JSTOR, Wiley Online Library).

Rosen, Jonathan N., In-House Counsel and the Government’s War on Corporate Fraud, 25 Criminal Justice 5 (2010). Full Text (Westlaw)

Edwards Jr., Richard W., The Role of the General Counsel of an International Financial Institution, 17 Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy 254 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Rostain, Tanina, General Counsel in the Age of Compliance: Preliminary Findings and New Research Questions, 21 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 465 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Fortney, Susan Saab, Law Firm General Counsel as Sherpa: Challenges Facing the In-Firm Lawyer’s Lawyer, 53 University of Kansas Law Review 835 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Brown, Lowell C. & Anwar, Hema R., Et tu, Counselor: May an In-House Attorney File a Qui Tam Action Against the Attorney’s Employer?, 33 Journal of Health Law 621 (2000). Full Text (Lexisnexis)

Gruner, Richard S., General Counsel in an Era of Compliance Programs, 46 Emory Law Journal 1113 (1997). Full Text (Westlaw)

Antonio, Heath E., Employment Law—Massachusetts Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim Brought by Corporate In-House Counsel—GTE Products Corp. v. Stewart, 421 Mass. 22, 653 N.E.2D 161 (1995), 30 Suffolk University Law Review 295 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

Staffenberg, Elise, Treacherous Terrain For In-House Bank Attorneys, 14 Annual Review of Banking Law 405 (1995). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Powers and Duties of Corporate Counsel

Marcu, Eden, One Person, Two Hats: Combining the Roles of Chief Compliance Office and Chief Legal Officer, 47 Florida State University Law Review 705 (2020). Full Text (Westlaw)

Hackett, Susan, Corporate Counsel and the Evolution of Practical Ethical Navigation: An Overview of the Changing Dynamics of Professional Responsibility in In-House Practice, 25 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 317 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Kim, Sung Hui, The Ethics of In-House Practice, in Lawyers In Practice:  Ethical Decisionmaking in Context, (Lynn Mather, Leslie Lavin, eds., University of Chicago Press, 2012)

Simmons, Omari Scott & Dinnage, James D., Innkeepers: A Unifying Theory of the In-House Counsel Role, 41 Seton Hall Law Review 77 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Bowman, John P., In-House Lawyer’s Role in International Arbitration, 20 American Review of International Arbitration 285 (2009). Full Text (Westlaw)

Rock, Edward B., The General Counsel of a Nonprofit Enterprise: Some Questions, 46 Houston Law Review 17 (2009). Full Text (Westlaw)

Cummings, Robert B., Get Your Own Lawyer! An Analysis of In-House Counsel Advising Across the Corporate Structure After Teleglobe, 21 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 683 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Edwards Jr., Richard W., The Role of the General Counsel of an International Financial Institution, 17 Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy 254 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Juceam, Robert E., The Role of Corporations and In-House Counsel, 21 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 31 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Rostain, Tanina, General Counsel in the Age of Compliance: Preliminary Findings and New Research Questions, 21 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 465 (2008). Full Text (Westlaw)

Duggin, Sarah Helene, The Pivotal Role of the General Counsel in Promoting Corporate Integrity and Professional Responsibility, 51 Saint Louis University Law Journal 989 (2007). Full Text (Westlaw)

Nishizawa, Jan C., Ethical Conflicts Facing In-House Counsel: Dealing With Recent Trends and an Opportunity for Positive Change, 20 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 849 (2007). Full Text (Westlaw)

Gorman, Elizabeth H., Explaining the Spread of Law Firm In-House Counsel Positions: A Response to Professor Chambliss, 84 North Carolina Law Review 1577 (2006). Full Text (Westlaw)

Barclift, Z. Jill, Corporate Responsibility: Ensuring Independent Judgment of the General Counsel – A Look at Stock Options, 81 North Dakota Law Review 1 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Demott, Deborah A., The Discrete Roles of General Counsel, 74 Fordham Law Review 955 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Fortney, Susan Saab, Law Firm General Counsel as Sherpa: Challenges Facing the In-Firm Lawyer’s Lawyer, 53 University of Kansas Law Review 835 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Hazard Jr., Geoffrey C., “Lawyers for Lawyers:” The Emerging Role of Law Firm Legal Counsel, 53 University of Kansas Law Review 795 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Kim, Sung Hui, The Banality of Fraud: Re-Situating the Inside Counsel as Gatekeeper, 74 Fordham Law Review 983 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Drachsler, David A., Use of Lawyer-Client Privileged Information by In-House Counsel Whistleblowers in Their Own Retaliatory Discharge Actions Under the Environmental Laws, 15 Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum 99 (2004). Full Text (Westlaw)

Slaikeu, Karl A. & Slaikeu, Diane W., Confidential From General Counsel to CEO: “I’m Fed Up, and We’re Not Going to Take This Anymore!,” 5 Journal of Health Care Law and Policy 335 (2002). Full Text (Westlaw)

Antonio, Heath E., Employment Law—Massachusetts Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim Brought by Corporate In-House Counsel—GTE Products Corp. v. Stewart, 421 Mass. 22, 653 N.E.2D 161 (1995), 30 Suffolk University Law Review 295 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Privileges and Immunities

Ramm, Ashley N., It’s the End of Privilege as we Know It, and I [Don’t] Feel Fine: The Deterioration of the Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Protection in the European Union, United Kingdom, and Germany, 87 University of Cincinnati Law Review 301 (2018). Full Text (Westlaw)

Regulation of Corporate Counsel

Krebs, Kristen A., Ohio Attorney General Enforcement Actions: Implications for In-House Counsel, 50 University of Toledo Law Review 549 (2019). Full Text (Lexisnexis)

Lidge, Ernest F., III, Wrongfully Discharged In-House Counsel: A Proposal to Give the Employer a Veto over Reinstatement while Giving the Terminated Lawyer Front Pay, 52 Wake Forest L. Rev. 649 (2017). Full Text (Westlaw)

Ahmed, Kabir & Dezso Farkas, A Proposal to Encourage Up-The-Ladder Reporting by Insulating In-House Corporate Attorneys from Managerial Power, 39 Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 861 (2015). Full Text (Westlaw)

Veasy, Norman E. & Brown, Grover C., An Overview of the General Counsel’s Decision Making on Dispute-Resolution Strategies in Complex Business Transactions, 70 Business Lawyer 407 (2015). Full Text (Westlaw)

Faqihi, Naseem, Choosing Which Rule to Break First: An In-House Attorney Whistleblower’s Choices After Discovering a Possible Federal Securities Law Violation, 82 Fordham Law Review 3341 (2014). Full Text (Westlaw)

Imwinkelried, Edward J., Preliminary Thoughts on an Attorney-Client Privilege for Law Firms: When a Current Client Threatens to Sue the Firm for Malpractice, Does the Privilege Apply to the Firm’s Consultation With In-House Counsel About the Potential Claim?, 49 Valparaiso University Law Review 715 (2014). Full Text (Westlaw)

Hanlon, Sean, The Scope (and Limitations) of the Attorney Client Privilege When Communicating With In-House Counsel, 129 Banking Law Journal 934 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Jenoff, Pam, Going Native: Incentive, Identity, and the Inherent Ethical Problem of In-House Counsel, 114 West Virginia Law Review 725 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Rosen, Robert Eli, and Christine E. Parker, and Vibeke Lehmann Nielsen, The Framing Effects of Professionalism: Is There a Lawyer Cast of Mind? Lessons from Compliance Programs, 40 Fordham Urban Law Journal 297 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw).

Veasy, Norman E. & Di Guglielmo, Christine T., General Counsel Buffeted by Compliance Demands and Client Pressures May Face Personal Peril, 68 Business Lawyer 57 (2012). Full Text (Westlaw)

Klarfeld, Adam B., Minnesota Supreme Court Finds In-House Lawyer Not Protected by State Whistleblower Statute, But Could Be, 37 William Mitchell Law Review 983 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Needham, Carol A., The Changing Landscape For In-House Counsel: Multijurisdictional Practice Considerations for Corporate Law Departments, 43 Akron Law Review 985 (2010). Full Text (Westlaw)

Berle, Joelle A., Attorney-Client Privileges of In-House Counsel in the United States and Canada, 13 Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas 459 (2007). Full Text (Westlaw)

Yamamoto, Masamichi, How Can Japanese Corporations Protect Confidential Information in U.S. Courts? Recognition of the Attorney-Client Privilege for Japanese Non-Bengoshi In-House Lawyers in the Development of a New Legal System, 40 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 503 (2007). Full Text (Westlaw)

Matthews, William E. et al., Conflicting Loyalties Facing In-House Counsel: Ethical Care and Feeding of the Ravenous Multi-Headed Client, 37 Saint Mary’s Law Journal 901 (2006). Full Text (Westlaw)

Barclift, Z. Jill, Corporate Responsibility: Ensuring Independent Judgment of the General Counsel – A Look at Stock Options, 81 North Dakota Law Review 1 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Chambliss, Elizabeth, The Scope of In-Firm Privilege, 80 Notre Dame Law Review 1721 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Nicholson, Lisa H., Sarbox 307’s Impact on Subordinate In-House Counsel: Between a Rock and a Hard Place, 2004 Michigan State Law Review 559 (2004). Full Text (Westlaw)

Overall, Lisa, Retaliatory Discharge and In-House Counsel—A Comparative Analysis of State Law in the Wake of the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Decision in Crews v. Buckman Laboratories, 33 University of Memphis Law Review 629 (2003). Full Text (Westlaw)

Brown, Lowell C. & Anwar, Hema R., Et tu, Counselor: May an In-House Attorney File a Qui Tam Action Against the Attorney’s Employer?, 33 Journal of Health Law 621 (2000). Full Text (Lexisnexis)

McClellan, Edison K., Ethical Issues Raised When Multiple Insurers Cover the Same Risk and One of the Co-Insurers Appoints In-House Counsel to Represent the Mutual Insured, 30 Southwestern University Law Review 149 (2000). Full Text (Westlaw)

Hatem, David J. & Gamba, Romeo G., Attorney-Client Privilege, Work Product Doctrine, and In-House Counsel, 19 Construction Lawyer 22 (1999). Full Text (Westlaw)

Giesel, Grace M., The Kentucky Ban on Insurers’ In-House Attorneys Representing Insureds, 25 Northern Kentucky Law Review 365 (1998). Full Text (Westlaw)

Nesvold, H. Peter, Going Private or Going for Gold: The Professional Responsibilities of the In-House Counsel During a Management Buyout, 11 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 689 (1998). Full Text (Westlaw)

Olson, Scott L., The Potential Liabilities Faced by In-House Counsel, 7 University of Miami Business Law Review 1 (1998). Full Text (Westlaw)

Myers, Todd, The In-House Attorney Employment Dilemma, 6 Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy 147 (1997). Full Text (Westlaw)

Weaver, Sally R., Client Confidences in Disputes Between In-House Attorneys and Their Employer-Clients: Much Ado About Nothing – or Something?, 30 U.C. Davis Law Review 483 (1997). Full Text (Westlaw)

Antonio, Heath E., Employment Law—Massachusetts Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim Brought by Corporate In-House Counsel—GTE Products Corp. v. Stewart, 421 Mass. 22, 653 N.E.2D 161 (1995), 30 Suffolk University Law Review 295 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

Johnson, Robert J., In-House Counsel Employed by Insurance Companies: A Difficult Dilemma Confronting The Model Code of Professional Responsibility, 57 Ohio State Law Journal 945 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

Hill, Alison M., A Problem of Privilege: In-House Counsel and the Attorney-Client Privilege in the United States and the European Community, 27 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 145 (1995). Full Text (Westlaw)

Staffenberg, Elise, Treacherous Terrain For In-House Bank Attorneys, 14 Annual Review of Banking Law 405 (1995). Full Text (Westlaw)

Corello, Sara A., In-House Counsel’s Right to Sue for Retaliatory Discharge, 92 Columbia Law Review 389 (1992). Full Time (Westlaw)

Gensler, Steven S., Wrongful Discharge for In-House Attorneys? Holding the Line Against Lawyers’ Self-Interest, 1992 University of Illinois Law Review 515 (1992). Full Time  (Heinonline)

Kim, Raymis H. C., In House Counsel’s Wrongful Discharge Action Under the Public Policy Exception and Retaliatory Discharge Doctrine, 67 Washington Law Review 893 (1992). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Whistleblowing

Ahmed, Kabir & Dezso Farkas, A Proposal to Encourage Up-The-Ladder Reporting by Insulating In-House Corporate Attorneys from Managerial Power, 39 Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 861 (2015). Full Text (Westlaw)

Faqihi, Naseem, Choosing Which Rule to Break First: An In-House Attorney Whistleblower’s Choices After Discovering a Possible Federal Securities Law Violation, 82 Fordham Law Review 3341 (2014). Full Text (Westlaw)

Klarfeld, Adam B., Minnesota Supreme Court Finds In-House Lawyer Not Protected by State Whistleblower Statute, But Could Be, 37 William Mitchell Law Review 983 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Berle, Joelle A., Attorney-Client Privileges of In-House Counsel in the United States and Canada, 13 Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas 459 (2007). Full Text (Westlaw)

Lane, Brett, Blowing the Whistle on Balla v. Gambro: The Emergence of an In-House Counsel’s Cause of Action in Tort for Retaliatory Discharge, 29 Journal of the Legal Profession 235 (2005). Full Text (Westlaw)

Drachsler, David A., Use of Lawyer-Client Privileged Information by In-House Counsel Whistleblowers in Their Own Retaliatory Discharge Actions Under the Environmental Laws, 15 Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum 99 (2004). Full Text (Westlaw)

Antonio, Heath E., Employment Law—Massachusetts Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim Brought by Corporate In-House Counsel—GTE Products Corp. v. Stewart, 421 Mass. 22, 653 N.E.2D 161 (1995), 30 Suffolk University Law Review 295 (1996). Full Text (Westlaw)

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Work Product Privilege

Ramm, Ashley N., It’s the End of Privilege as we Know It, and I [Don’t] Feel Fine: The Deterioration of the Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Protection in the European Union, United Kingdom, and Germany, 87 University of Cincinnati Law Review 301 (2018). Full Text (Westlaw)

Rotunda, Ronald D., Why Lawyers are Different and Why We are the Same: Creating Structural Incentives in Large Law Firms to Promote Ethical Behavior-In-House Ethics Counsel, Bill Padding, and In-House Ethics Training, 44 Akron Law Review 679 (2011). Full Text (Westlaw)

Mackintosh, J. Triplett & Angus, Kristen M., Conflict in Confidentiality: How E.U. Laws Leave In-House Counsel Outside the Privilege, 38 International Lawyer 35 (2004). Full Text (Westlaw)

Hatem, David J. & Gamba, Romeo G., Attorney-Client Privilege, Work Product Doctrine, and In-House Counsel, 19 Construction Lawyer 22 (1999). Full Text (Westlaw)

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