Technology: Transitioning from the firm to the corporation

Focusing on three ingredients—people, process and technology—helps in-house counsel solve business problems in the corporate environment

The transition from outside to inside counsel (or compliance officer) can be far more difficult than throwing out the billable hour. You have to adjust to a corporate culture, which means making allies and approaching objectives in new and unfamiliar ways. There are three primary ingredients to a successful transition: people, process and technology. Focusing on these ingredients offers a useful model for analyzing and solving business problems in a corporate environment. 

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Matthew Richards

Matthew K. Richards provides general counsel services to clients, advising them on regulatory compliance, electronic discovery and records management, historical preservation and contract management. He...

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Matt Sorensen

Matt Sorensen CISSP, CIPP, CEDS is an attorney advising clients on security and privacy compliance, information governance, e-discovery and forensic investigations. He can be reached...

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