Practicing Law In-House

Course Number: 
724

This course provides an overview of the body of law and practical concerns associated with the in-house counsel.  Concentrating on the differences between in-house attorneys and outside attorneys, the course will address topics such as the following:  identifying the "client" for in-house counsel representing different private, public, and governmental entities; evaluating the attorney-client privilege and how it affects daily practice; identifying, assessing, and mitigating risk; managing regulatory compliance; managing litigation from the client's perspective; handling governmental investigations; and protecting yourself from personal civil or criminal liability.  The course has no pre-requisities, but students may find the "Professional Responsibility' helpful.  The course will briefly touch on employment law, advertising, intellectual property, and corporate law.

Credits:
2 or 3


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