One of the challenges of being an in-house counsel is the tension between our duties as professionals and our duties as employees and managers. Accordingly, this month I'm spelling out a variety of duties we may have and reflecting on the challenges of truly acquitting our professional responsibilities.
Duty to the Client: For in-house counsel, the client is the corporation. That shibboleth is not particularly helpful, though. When you try to dial said client, who are you going to call, Ghostbusters?