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The Modern In-House Counsel

Course Abbreviation: 
EXPR 947
Credits: 
2
Credit Only: N Anon Gr: N

This course examines the unique aspects of working as a lawyer within a corporation. The course explores the key roles today's in-house counsel play, including advising the Board of Directors and senior management, selecting and managing outside counsel, meeting corporate compliance and regulatory obligations, conducting internal investigations, drafting and negotiating commercial transaction agreements, managing litigation and balancing the dual roles of trusted business advisor and guardian of the ethical and reputational capital of the enterprise. This course satisfies the experiential learning requirement.

Prerequisites: 
None
Faculty: 
Vincent M. Dadamo,