Companies are growing their legal teams, but that doesn’t spell doom for outside counsel. Here’s why law firms will still win work this year.

Companies are growing their legal teams, but that doesn’t spell doom for outside counsel. Here’s why law firms will still win work this year.

February 5, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementA third of internal legal departments say they’re staffing up in preparation for a busy 2021. But that doesn’t mean opportunities for large law firms to win work will go away. Corporate legal teams expect to be busier with transactional, compliance, and regulatory work this year, in addition to changing workplace safety regulations…

3 ways companies should show up for their Black employees to make sure they feel heard and supported

3 ways companies should show up for their Black employees to make sure they feel heard and supported

February 1, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementIt wasn’t that long ago that companies remained silent about acknowledging systemic racism.  Tiara Budd-Ramos, currently a diversity and inclusion and talent and culture manager for a national media company, recalled how blatantly loud the silence was around her public relations agency during the Trayvon Martin trials.  “I didn’t have anyone to talk…

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Gig workers to companies after BLM statements: ‘Prove it’

June 19, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Black gig workers are calling out the empty gestures of solidarity and support from the companies they drive, deliver, and work for as so-called independent contractors as the Black Lives Matter movement gains momentum across the U.S. Black workers affiliated with the group Gig Workers Rising penned an open letter to the heads of Uber,…