GCs Detail Do's and Don'ts Of Keeping Business

Law360, New York (April 23, 2010, 5:53 PM EDT) -- Want to lose a client? General counsel say there is one sin that's guaranteed to get you kicked out of their offices: going behind their backs to company executives.

It “only happens once in my house,” said Vernon G. Baker II, senior vice president and general counsel of ArvinMeritor Inc., at the annual conference of the American Bar Association's litigation section Friday.

General counsel love attorneys who help them look good. But in-house attorneys surely won't appear reputable if they're kept in the dark when a...
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